Re: [INDOLOGY] laghu as a value when composing śāstras

Philipp Maas philipp.a.maas at
Thu Mar 8 09:38:24 UTC 2018

Dear Agathe,
You may find a veritable list of Sanskrit works with *laghu* as the initial
part of their titles in Aufrecht's Catalogus Catalogorum on
The *New catalogus catalogorum. An alphabet. register of Sanskrit and
allied works and authors. Vol 26*.
be even more comprehensive.

Best wishes,



Dr. Philipp A. Maas
Research Associate
Institut für Indologie und Zentralasienwissenschaften
Universität Leipzig

2018-03-08 10:01 GMT+01:00 Agathe Keller via INDOLOGY <
indology at>:

> Dear colleagues,
> I am writing a paper on the use of laghu as a value in assessing the
> composition of mathematical and astral science treatises. Author’s could
> present their work as a rewriting of previously known knowledge, but making
> it easier/shorter.
>  I suspect that this was a wide spread value, and was wondering if you
> could point to me any papers published on this topic in other fields of
> indological query.
> with all best
> Agathe
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