[INDOLOGY] A distraction from the Coronavirus

Christian Ferstl christian.ferstl at univie.ac.at
Sun Apr 12 05:49:08 UTC 2020

Lockdown in Lanka:

कुशेन पृष्टं किमकारि बद्धो
गृहे विषाणोः स तु कुम्भकर्णः ।
ततो लवस्तं प्रहसन्नवोचच्
चखाद सुष्वाप महोदरो ऽभूत् ॥

Kusha asked: “What did Kumbhakarna do when he was captured in his house 
due to the virus?”
Thereupon Lava said to him laughing: “He ate, slept, and had his belly 

Happy Easter!
Christian Ferstl

Am 11.04.2020 15:41, schrieb Madhav Deshpande via INDOLOGY:
> A distraction from the Coronavirus
> दैवं देवोऽथवा वैद्य:
> कोरोनां निहनिष्यति ।
> कोरोनाभयबद्धानां तदा
> मोक्षो भविष्यति ।।३८।।
> Those who are tied down by the fear of the Coronavirus will find
> freedom when fate, God or a doctor will destroy it.
> Madhav M. Deshpande
> Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics
> University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
> Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies
> [Residence: Campbell, California, USA]
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