[INDOLOGY] A distraction fom the Coronavirus

Christian Ferstl christian.ferstl at univie.ac.at
Sun Mar 29 14:53:42 EDT 2020


A face mask would seem odd in Dandaka forest, wouldn't it?

प्रावृट्काल इवाकाले मेघगूढं सुधाकरम्  ।
सीताया राघवो ऽपश्यच् छादने पिहिताननम् ॥

As if it was the Moon hidden behind the clouds in an unseasonable 
monsoon,
Rama beheld Sitas face concealed by a mask.

Christian Ferstl


Am 29.03.2020 15:33, schrieb Madhav Deshpande via INDOLOGY:
> A distraction from the Coronavirus
> 
> असिनापि न ते कर्णौ नासिकां
> वा स्पृशाम्यहम् ।
> 
> कोरोनानिर्गमादूर्ध्वं
> पुनरागमनं कुरु ।।
> 
> Lakshmana said to Shurpanakha: “O Shurpanakha, I am not going to
> touch your nose and ears even with my sword. Come back after the
> Coronavirus goes away.”
> 
> Madhav M. Deshpande
> Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics
> University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
> Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies
> 
> [Residence: Campbell, California, USA]
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