Five characteristics of the student
jkirk at SPRO.NET
Wed Nov 22 11:04:25 EST 2006
Sorry to ask but would someone translate what the five characteristics are,
in English? Is "paying attention" one of them :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "girish jha" <jhakgirish at YAHOO.COM>
To: <INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 5:35 AM
Subject: Re: Five characteristics of the student
Dear Mr Griffiths,
>âFrom my childhood I have heard the traditional sloka
Kakacesta vakadhyanam suno nidra tathaiva ca
Alpaharo grhatyago vidyarthi pancalaksanah.
I am not aware of Diacritical signs on computer;kindly
Girish K. Jha Dept of Sanskrit Patna Univ. India
--- Arlo Griffiths <arlo.griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL>
> Dear Indologists,
> My 'grandfather' in Orissa once quoted to me a small
> verse of which I
> remember only one half of an uneven paada plus the
> final paada:
> ... bakadhyaayii ... vidyaarthipa;ncalak.sa.nam
> Reading Manu 7.106 reminds me of it. I tried
> googling to fill in the
> blanks, but to no avail. Can anyone help me restore
> my poor memory?
> Best wishes,
> Arlo Griffiths
> Instituut Kern, Universiteit Leiden
> Postbus 9515
> 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands
> phone: +31-(0)71-5272622
> fax: +31-(0)71-5272956
> email: <arlo.griffiths at let.leidenuniv.nl>
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