By A. N. D. Haksar

ISBN-10: 8175411163

ISBN-13: 9788175411166

This can be a accomplished anthology of Sanskrit poetry within the most sensible English translations on hand. the 1st ever of its sort, it brings jointly excerpts from a whole diversity of unique works, translated via over 40 amazing writers together with poets and students, savants and seers, and winners of the Nobel prize for literature.

Drawing from sacred in addition to vintage and people literature, this assortment incorporates a wide selection of poetry in translation. It comprises nature hymns and mystic utterances; epic narratives and love lyrics; songs and reflections at the human ; verses devotional and philosophic, heroic and tragic, erotic and satiric; courtly epigrams and inscriptions, and easy poems shape the countryside.

English translations from Sanskrit have a historical past of over centuries. the best of those renderings were compiled during this quantity by means of a widely known Sanskritist to give the traditional language's poetic splendour, now not via discovered discourse, yet through letting the poetry communicate for itself.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Treasury of Sanskrit Poetry PDF

Best poetry books

How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology by PDF

During this "guided" anthology, specialists lead scholars throughout the significant genres and eras of chinese language poetry from antiquity to the fashionable time. the quantity is split into 6 chronological sections and lines greater than one hundred forty examples of the easiest shi, sao, fu, ci, and qu poems. A entire advent and huge thematic desk of contents spotlight the thematic, formal, and prosodic gains of chinese language poetry, and every bankruptcy is written through a student who makes a speciality of a specific interval or style.

Voices of Silence: The Alternative Book of First World War - download pdf or read online

The poetry of the 1st global battle has made up our minds our conception of the warfare itself.

This quantity good points poetry drawn from previous newspapers and journals, trench and medical institution magazines, person volumes of verse, present books, postcards, and a manuscript journal prepare by means of conscientious objectors.

Read e-book online Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana PDF

Debate concerning the authorship of the manuscript identified to us as De Doctrina Christiana has bedeviled Milton reviews over fresh years. during this publication 4 top students supply an account of the study undertaking that established its Miltonic provenance past moderate doubt. however the authors do even more in addition to, finding Milton's systematic theology in its broader ecu context, making a choice on open the phases and procedures of its composition, and studying its Latinity.

Read e-book online From the Book of Giants (Phoenix Poets) PDF

Song                         for Thom Gunn There is not any east or westin the wooden you worry and seek,stumbling previous a gate of mossand what you wouldn't take. And what you suggestion you had(the right here that's no rest)you make from it an aidto shape no east, no west. No east.  No west.  No needfor given map or bell,vehicle, monitor, or velocity.

Extra resources for A Treasury of Sanskrit Poetry

Example text

B uried in the bole of the self-same tree one suffers. engulfed in his impotence. Yet as he watches the watching bird, the adorable one, and sees the sweet bitter gl ory as H i s alone, He ri s e s free from grief. , 111. 1 AK Ramanujan * * * * * 22 • A Treasury of Sanskrit Poetry VYASA Mahiibhiirata ,J " _ The H um i l i ation o f Draupad i l i m p id waters bri ghtly shine H ast i n a ' s w a l l s ! d u l y h onoure d l i v e s w i t h i n t he pa l ac e h a l l s, G l assed on G an g a s ' Queen Dr a up ad i But as s t ea l s a l o w l y j a cka l Rase in a lord l y l i o n ' s den, D u ry odh a n s humble menial came to p r o u d D ra upa di s ken ' ' .

M editate; learn and teach. Control sense; learn and teach. Control m i nd; l earn and teach. K i ndle fire: learn and teach. Feed fi re; learn and teach . ChhiindoK)'a Upanishad . 2 1 Be hospitable; learn and teach. Be hu m ane ; learn and teach. Serve the fa m i ly; learn and teach. Procreate; l earn and teach. Educate your chi l dren; learn and teach. I. 9 Shrce Purohit Swami and w. E. reats * * * * * Mundaka Upanishad 22 Two B i rds Two birds. twin images in pl umage, friends. ever inseperable, c l i ng to a tree.

F with its roots they should pull up The tree, it would not come into being again . A mortal, when c u t down b y deathFrom what root does he grow up? Il l . 9 . 2 R Roberl Ernesl lIume ***** 19 The Hymn o f S weetness The bl issful wlllds are sweet to us. The seas are showering bliss on us. May the corn i n our fields bring bl iss to us. May the plants and herbs bri ng bl iss to LIS. May the cattle give LIS bl iss. o Father i n Heaven be ThoLl blissful unto LIS! The very dust of the earth is ful l of bl iss.

Download PDF sample

A Treasury of Sanskrit Poetry by A. N. D. Haksar


by Kenneth
4.0

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 24 votes