[INDOLOGY] Metre of gopī-gītam

Harry Spier vasishtha.spier at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 17:00:06 EDT 2020


I was sent this  image of the Apte 1956 edition reference to the meter.
[image: APTE-REF.png]

Can someone tell me what the *Mm. *in the reference stands for. Is it Mm.
9.11. refering to some verse?
Thanks,
Harry Spier

On Thu, Jun 11, 2020 at 11:21 PM Uskokov, Aleksandar <
aleksandar.uskokov at yale.edu> wrote:

> Dear Harry,
>
> Vaṁśīdhara in his comment on the first verse writes: kanakamañjarī naś ca
> rau lagau iti sūtrāt. The definition scans right, so to his mind the meter
> is Kanakamañjarī. I don’t know which sūtra he has in mind.
>
> Best wishes,
> Aleksandar
>
>
> Aleksandar Uskokov
>
> Lector in Sanskrit
>
> South Asian Studies Council, Yale University
>
> 203-432-1972 | aleksandar.uskokov at yale.edu
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> Dear list members,
>
> Can anyone identify the meter of the gopī-gītam (Bhāgavata X, chapter
> 31).
> See this link: https://iskcondesiretree.com/page/gopi-gita
> <https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fiskcondesiretree.com%2Fpage%2Fgopi-gita&data=02%7C01%7Caleksandar.uskokov%40yale.edu%7Ca85315ef070146b5ba7608d80e752cfe%7Cdd8cbebb21394df8b4114e3e87abeb5c%7C0%7C0%7C637275243718304252&sdata=vmdEi6anHUJYZv4%2Bzhfmq2xBIgPMMYpznQiXI8Dt9%2F8%3D&reserved=0>
>
> It is 11 syllable's per line but as far as I can see it is different from
> the 11 syllable metres in Apte's dictionaries appendix.
> Thanks,
> Harry Spier
>
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