[INDOLOGY] A distraction fom the Coronavirus

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Sun Mar 29 15:47:11 EDT 2020


Dear Christian,

     This is truly beautiful. Not exactly a mask, but covering one's face
or head is referred to as अवगुण्ठन. Keep on writing.

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]


On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 11:53 AM Christian Ferstl <
christian.ferstl at univie.ac.at> wrote:

> 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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