[INDOLOGY] pandits as donkeys

Ram-Prasad, Chakravarthi c.ram-prasad at lancaster.ac.uk
Wed Mar 16 22:01:14 UTC 2016

As always, the super speed of Indologists! My thanks to Shankar Nair and Michael Slouber.


On 16 Mar 2016, at 21:58, Shankar Nair <shankaranair at gmail.com<mailto:shankaranair at gmail.com>> wrote:

Dear Ram-Prasad,

I don't know if it's the first usage, but Kabir uses the image in KG pad 191.

Best wishes,

Shankar Nair

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On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 5:48 PM, Ram-Prasad, Chakravarthi <c.ram-prasad at lancaster.ac.uk<mailto:c.ram-prasad at lancaster.ac.uk>> wrote:
Can anyone please give the/a reference for the saying which goes roughly that pandits knowing sacred texts are like donkeys carrying sandalwood?

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