[INDOLOGY] The Honey Doctrine (madhu vidyā)
j.jurewicz at uw.edu.pl
Sun Dec 26 21:36:20 UTC 2021
I discuss this doctrine (to some extent) in my "Fire, Death and Philosophy.
A History of Ancient Indian Thinking".
Prof. dr hab. Joanna Jurewicz
Katedra Azji Południowej /Chair of South Asia Studies
Wydział Orientalistyczny / Faculty of Oriental Studies
Uniwersytet Warszawski /University of Warsaw
ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
00-927 Warszawa , Poland
Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
College of Human Sciences
Member of Academia Europaea
niedz., 26 gru 2021 o 20:40 Jim Ryan via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> napisał(a):
> Thanks for this. This brings up the question of “honey” as a metaphor in
> Vedic tradition generally. What was the “honey-ness” that was found I each
> Naturally, very difficult to ascertain, but interesting to contemplate.
> On Dec 26, 2021, at 11:25 AM, Madhav Deshpande <mmdesh at umich.edu> wrote:
> Dear Jim,
> Check out R̥gveda 1.154.4-5 that refer to Viṣṇoḥ padāni as being filled
> with Madhu and having a fount of Madhu.
> Madhav M. Deshpande
> Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics
> University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
> Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies
> Adjunct Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India
> [Residence: Campbell, California, USA]
> On Sun, Dec 26, 2021 at 11:10 AM Jim Ryan via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>> I’m looking for scholarship relating to the Honey Doctrine sonorously
>> invoked in Bṛhadāraṇyaka U., 2.5.1-19. Are there Vedic antecedents anywhere?
>> Jim Ryan
>> Asian Philosophies and Cultures (Emeritus)
>> California Institute of Integral Studies
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