[INDOLOGY] on smara

Ram-Prasad, Chakravarthi c.ram-prasad at lancaster.ac.uk
Fri Oct 14 14:06:07 UTC 2016

Tout à fait exact. Il est tout ce que je voulais.

Thank you,


On 14 Oct 2016, at 14:53, Arlo Griffiths <arlogriffiths at hotmail.com<mailto:arlogriffiths at hotmail.com>> wrote:

See the attached article by a well known French scholar, named MALAMOUD Charles.


École française d'Extrême-Orient

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Could anyone point me to an explanation for the semantic overlap or slippage in ‘smara’ from memory/recollection to a name for kAma-deva?
Thank you.

Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad
Professor of Comparative Religion and Philosophy
Lancaster University
<Malamoud 1987 Amour et mémoire.PDF>

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