[INDOLOGY] Some more verses on Pune

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Thu Jun 23 06:42:36 EDT 2016


Please correct "यदि सर्वे निवर्तेयु:" to "यदि सर्वे निवर्तेरन्".  This
error was caused not by a Mudrārākṣasa, but by a Nidrārākṣasa.  Otherwise,
Panini will not forgive me.

Madhav Deshpande

2016-06-22 20:44 GMT-04:00 Madhav Deshpande <mmdesh at umich.edu>:

> पुण्यवन्तो लभन्ते हि जन्मास्मिन् पुण्यपत्तने ।
>
> सुवर्णं क्रीणते यत्र शाकवद् धनिनो जना: ।।
>
> "Only the meritorious ones get birth in the city of Pune, where the rich
> buy gold like buying vegetables."
>
>
> वीराणां विदुषां चैव यदासीत् पुण्यपत्तनम् ।
>
> तदेवाधुनिके काले जनै: सङ्गणकीकृतम् ।।
>
> "The city of Pune that used to be a city of warriors and scholars has
> turned in modern times into a city of computers."
>
>
> यदि सङ्गणके कार्यं न कुर्यात् पुण्यपत्तनम् ।
>
> अमेरिकायाश्चक्राणि न गमिष्यन्ति कुत्रचित् ।।
>
> "If the city of Pune will not work on computers, the wheels of America
> will not go anywhere."
>
>
> पुण्यपत्तनबाला येऽमेरिकायां धृतव्रता: ।
>
> यदि सर्वे निवर्तेयु: किं करिष्यत्यमेरिका ।।
>
> "The boys and girls from Pune who have taken up commitments in America, if
> they were all to return, what will America do?"
>
>
> अमेरिका धनवती बुद्धिस्तत्र न दृश्यते ।
>
> कुतोऽन्यथा पुण्यबालानाह्वयेत् सर्वकर्मसु ।।
>
> "America is rich, but little sign of intelligence there.  Otherwise, why
> will it invite the boys and girls from Pune for all kinds of work."
>
>
> रे रे पुत्रक मा गच्छ दूरत: पुण्यपत्तनात् ।
>
> न किञ्चिदूनमत्रास्ति कुतोऽन्यत्र गमिष्यसि ।।
>
> "O my little son, don't go away from the city of Pune.  There is nothing
> lacking here.  Why will you go anywhere else?"
>
>
> गन्तव्यमेव चेदस्ति प्रत्यागच्छ पुरं तव ।
>
> अल्पेनैव हि कालेन, मा स्थातुं त्वं मतिं कुरु ।।
>
> "If you must go, come back to your city after a short time.  Don't think
> of staying over there."
>
>
> यदि सर्वे गमिष्यन्ति पुण्यपत्तनबालका: ।
>
> अमेरिकां युरोपं वा वृद्धान् क: पालयिष्यति ।।
>
> "If all boys and girls from Pune with go to America or Europe, who will
> look after the elderly?"
>
> --
> Madhav M. Deshpande
> Professor of Sanskrit and Linguistics
> Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
> 202 South Thayer Street, Suite 6111
> The University of Michigan
> Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608, USA
>



-- 
Madhav M. Deshpande
Professor of Sanskrit and Linguistics
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
202 South Thayer Street, Suite 6111
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608, USA
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