[INDOLOGY] Congratulations to SJS & RP Goldman, AK Ramanujan Book Prize

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Sun Sep 13 22:39:46 UTC 2020

Well deserved prize.  Congratulations to Bob and Sally.

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]

On Sun, Sep 13, 2020 at 1:25 PM Jesse Knutson via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Dear Friends, I may be late to the party, but I just saw news of a
> supremely well-deserved honor and a welcome piece of good news in our
> kaliyuga=
> Sally J. Sutherland Goldman and Robert P. Goldman have been awarded the AK
> Ramanujan book prize for their annotated translation of the Vālmīki
> Rāmāyaṇa's final volume, Uttarakāṇḍa, the conclusion of their legendary and
> standard-setting Rāmāyaṇa translation project. Congratulations to the two
> of you!
> वागर्थाविव सम्पृक्तौ वाल्मीकिप्रतिपत्तये ।
> श्रवसः पितरौ वन्दे शालिनीहेममानवौ।।
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Jesse Ross Knutson PhD
> Associate Professor of Sanskrit Language and Literature
> & Chair
> Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures
> University of Hawai'i, Mānoa
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