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The Nighantu and the Nirukta

Author : Lakshman Sarup
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
Release : 1998
Category : Vedic language
ISBN : 8120813812
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Book Summary: The Nighatus are the glossaries or lists or rare and obscure words occurring in the Vedic hymns. According to Yaska they were collected and classified by the descendants of ancient sages for the easier understanding of the Vedic texts.The Nirukta is a famous work of Yaska. It is the oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology, Philology and Semantics. This being a commentary on the Nighantus collection of obscure words which tradition ascribes also to Yaska, follows the three-fold division of the contents of the Nighantus.

The Nighantu and the Nirukta, Vol. 1

Author : Y Ska Y Ska,Yaska Yaska
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Release : 2016-08-18
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN : 1333271018
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Book Summary: Excerpt from The Nighantu and the Nirukta, Vol. 1: The Oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology, Philology, and Semantics; Introduction From the verbs the process was extended by analogy to nouns, perhaps in imitation of Vaska's own words or for the sake of parallelism. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume VI

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2009-07-06
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781400833269
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Book Summary: The sixth book of the Ramayana of Valmiki, the Yuddhakanda, recounts the final dramatic war between the forces of good led by the exiled prince Rama, and the forces of evil commanded by the arch demon Ravana. The hero Rama's primary purpose in the battle is to rescue the abducted princess Sita and destroy the demon king. However, the confrontation also marks the turning point for the divine mission of the Ramavatara, the incarnation of Lord Visnu as a human prince, who will restore righteousness to a world on the brink of chaos. The book ends with the gods' revelation to Rama of his true divine nature, his emotional reunion with his beloved wife, his long-delayed consecration as king of Kosala, and his restoration of a utopian age. The Yuddhakanda contains some of the most extraordinary events and larger-than-life characters to be found anywhere in world literature. This sixth volume in the critical edition and translation of the Valmiki Ramayana includes an extensive introduction, exhaustive notes, and a comprehensive bibliography.

Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices

Author : Anthony Grafton,Glenn W. Most
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2016-09-07
Category : History
ISBN : 9781107105980
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Book Summary: A comparative intercultural study of the techniques applied by scholars throughout the world to deal with problematic texts and artifacts.


Author : Mithilesh Chaturvedi
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
Release : 2009-01-01
Category : Foreign Language Study
ISBN : 9788120833999
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Book Summary: This volume is the outcome of the international seminar on Bhartrhari: Thought, Language and Reality held in New Delhi on 12-14 December 2003 as part of the centenary celebrations of Motilal Banarasidass. In this seminar, scholars from all over the world presented their interpretations of Bhartrhariês philosophy, some of the light of the modern trends in philosophy and linguistics, others in the backdrop of Indian tradition. This volume contains almost all the papers presented at the seminar along with some other papers invited from scholars who could not participate in the seminar to make it comprehensive. The papers discuss the metaphysics of Bhartrhari and his ideas about questions concerned language and reality. Some of the papers compare Bhartrhari with Western Philosophers and linguists like Wittgenstein, Grice, Searle, Humboldt, Chomsky and Goldbert, thus showing his relevance to problems in contemporary philosophy and linguistics. It is clear that after the initial efforts in the fourth to sixth decades of the twentieth century, Bhartrhari studies have now gained a significant momentum.

Indian Semantic Analysis

Author : Eivind Kahrs,Kahrs
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998
Category : History
ISBN : 0521631882
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Book Summary: The Indian tradition of semantic elucidation known as nirvacana analysis represented a powerful hermeneutic tool in the exegesis and transmission of authoritative scripture. Nevertheless, it has all too frequently been dismissed by modern scholars as anything from folk-etymology to a primitive forerunner of historical linguistics. Eivind Kahrs argues that such views fall short of explaining both its acceptance within the sophisticated grammatical tradition of vyakarana and its effective usage in the processing of Sanskrit texts. He establishes his argument by investigating the learned Sanskrit literature of Saiva Kashmir and explains the nirvacana tradition in the light of a model substitution, used at least since the time of the Upanisads and later refined in the technical literatures of grammar and ritual. According to this model, a substitute (adesa) takes the place (sthana) of the original placeholder (sthanin). On the basis of a searching analysis of Sanskrit texts, the author argues that this sthana 'place' can be interpreted as 'meaning', the model thereby providing favourable circumstances for reinterpretation and change.

Orientalia Suecana

Author : Erik Gren
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2002
Category : Asia
ISBN : IND:30000085306847
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