ssandahl at EAGLE.CA
Fri Aug 15 20:35:28 EDT 2003
Dear Dr. Venkat Rao,
To answer your question nr. 2 - yes there are two more annotated English
translations of the Citrasutra, one by C. Sivaramamurti: Chitrasutra of the
Vishnudharmottara New Delhi : Kanak, 1978. and the other by Priyabala
Shah: Shri Vishnudharmottara, a text of ancient Indian arts, Ahmedabad
1990?. Dr. Shah has also edited the third khanda (Gaekwad's Oriental series
no. 130) 1994. There is a Hindi translation by P. Dvivedi and Bindu Dube,
Varanasi : Kala Prakasana, 1997.
The University of Toronto Library has 13 titles under
on 15/08/03 15:02, venkat at ciefl.ac.in at venkat at CIEFL.AC.IN wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> I would be grateful if someone could help me with the following information:
> 1) I understand that Vishnu Dharmottara, a 5th century Purana (?), is
> in three parts. Is there a “standard” edition of these volumes?
> I have
> come across English translations of either parts of or only the last part
> (Chitrasutra) of the Purana? I would be keen to know whether the entire
> text is available in translation.
> 2) Is there any extended critical work (apart from Stella
> introduction) on the Chitrasutra in English?
> 3) Could some one suggest me what kind of readings are available on the
> Sutra genre? Is Louis Renou’s “Sur le genre du sutra dan la
> Sanskrite” available in English translation?
> Let me acknowledge my gratitude to you in advance for your help.
> D. Venkat Rao
> School of Critical Humanities
> Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages
> India 500007
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