[INDOLOGY] pandits as donkeys

Shankar Nair shankaranair at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 21:58:45 UTC 2016

Dear Ram-Prasad,

I don't know if it's the first usage, but Kabir uses the image in KG pad

Best wishes,

Shankar Nair

Assistant Professor
Department of Religious Studies and
Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures
University of Virginia
363 Gibson Hall
1550 Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 5:48 PM, Ram-Prasad, Chakravarthi <
c.ram-prasad at lancaster.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hello,
> Can anyone please give the/a reference for the saying which goes roughly
> that pandits knowing sacred texts are like donkeys carrying sandalwood?
> Thanks
> Ram-Prasad
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