[INDOLOGY] DICSEP publications series - book announcement

Ivan Andrijanić iandrij at ffzg.hr
Wed Jan 12 14:18:47 UTC 2022

Dear colleagues,

on behalf of the Editorial Board, I would like to draw your attention to the proceedings of the Sixth Dubrovnik International Conference on Sanskrit Epics and Purāṇas (DICSEP 6) "Mythic Landscapes and Argumentative Trails in Sanskrit Epic Literature" (ed. by Mislav Ježić, Sven Sellmer and Ivan Andrijanić). The volume is published by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts/Ibis grafika, Zagreb and Dev Publishers, Delhi. The volume includes following contributions:

a) Mahābhārata topics

Yaroslav Vassilkov: Has the Mahābhārata ever been a “Secular” Epic?

Johannes Bronkhorst: Sacrifice in the Mahābhārata and beyond or Did the author(s) of the Mahābhārata understand Vedic sacrifice better than we do?

Greg Bailey: Yudhiṣṭhira’s Dilemmas: On Two Texts of Debate in the Mahābhārata

Sudha Berry: Mountains in the Āraṇyakaparvan of the Mahābhārata

Klara Gönc Moačanin: Nalopākhyāna revisited

Ivan Andrijanić: Notes on the text history of Mokṣadharmaparvan’s Vasiṣṭha-Karālajanaka-Saṃvāda (MBh 12,291–12,296)

Vishwa Adluri: Vasu(s) in the Mahābhārata

b) Mahāhārata and Harivaṃśa

Simon Brodbeck: Mercy, my Jewels! The Syamantaka, Aśvatthāman’s Maṇi, and the Earrings

c) Purāṇic Topics

Horst Brinkhaus: Parallel Passages in the Harivaṃśa, the Matsyapurāṇa and the Brahmāṇḍa-Vāyu Core

Mislav Ježić: Kṛṣṇa lifts up Mount Govardhana: historical and comparative perspective

Renate Söhnen‐Thieme: Jaina tradition and the Bhāgavatapurāṇa

The book can be purchased at these links:



It is likely to appear on the Dev Publishers website soon as well.

Ivan Andrijanić, PhD, Assoc. Prof.
Department of Indology and Far Eastern Studies,
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb,
Ivana Lučića 3, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
email: iandrij at ffzg.hr <mailto:iandrij at ffzg.hr>

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