[INDOLOGY] question

Lubomír Ondračka ondracka at ff.cuni.cz
Mon Apr 8 04:52:09 EDT 2019


I apologize I did not quote the source of the translation. It is not Ludwik Sternbach's, but he used the translation of Aryendra Sharma from the book Gems of Sanskrit Literature (Hyderabad: Osmania University, 1959).

Best
Lubomir


On Mon, 8 Apr 2019 05:21:16 +0530
Nagaraj Paturi <nagarajpaturi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bhilla = tribal , forest- dwelling , not beggar.
> 
> Atiparichaya matches with a forest-dwelling woman , not a beggar.woman
> 
> Malaya has been considered as a mountain in the south of India.
> 
> DakshiNaanila is a synonym for malayaanila.
> 
> Chandana in southern hills /forests suits the facts.
> 
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2019, 1:22 AM Lubomír Ondračka via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> 
> > See Sternbach's Mahāsubhāṣitasaṁgraha, vol. I, no. 575:
> >
> > atiparicayād avajñā
> > saṃtatagamanād anādaro bhavati |
> > malaye bhillapurandhrī
> > candanatarum indhanaṃ kurute ||
> >
> > (with textual variants and sources)
> >
> > Excessive familiarity breeds contempt, and too frequent visits (to a
> > person) lead to disrespect.
> > A Bhilla woman [or: a woman-beggar] living on the Malaya Mountain uses
> > sandal-wood as a mere fuel.
> >
> > Best,
> > Lubomir
> >
> >
> > On Sun, 7 Apr 2019 19:27:42 +0000
> > "Tieken, H.J.H. via INDOLOGY" <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> >
> > > Dear List members,
> > >
> > > someone (not a sanskritist and unaware of diacritics) asked me what the
> > following stanza means:
> > >
> > > atiparicayadavajna / samtatagamanadanadro bhavati.
> > > malaye bhillaparandhri / candanatarukastham indhanam kurute.
> > >
> > > Some parts, like malaye ... candanatarukastham indhanam kurute, are
> > clear but I do not know what to make of the second pāda.
> > > I look forward to suggestions.
> > > Herman
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