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RAJATARANGINI The Saga of the Kings of Kasmir

RAJATARANGINI The Saga of the Kings of Kasmir

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Item Code: IDD937

by Translated by Ranjit Sitaram Pandit

Hardcover (Edition: 2009)

Sahitya Akademi
ISBN 81-260-1236-6

Language: Translated from the original Samskrta and entitled the River of Kings with an Introduction, Annotations, Appendices, Index, etc.
Size: 9.8" X 6.8"
Pages: 824
Weight of the Book: 1.460 kg
Price: $40.00   Shipping Free
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About The Book:

KALHANA's Rajatarangini is not only a classic of Sanskrit narrative poetry but is the earliest extant history of Kashmir. Written in the middle of the 12th century, in the age when the crusaders of Europe Were fighting in Western Asia, Kalhana's masterpiece is a unique blend of authentic chronicle and imaginative poetry inspired by the poet's passionate love of his exquisitely beautiful homeland.

This famous English translation by R.S. Pandit was first published in 1935. It was out of print for many years until the Sahitya Akademi published a reprint I 1968. It was further reprinted in 1977. The Akademi is happy to make available this third impression of its reprint. Except for minor typographical corrections, the text, Introduction, Foreword and the learned translator's copious notes are retained exactly in the original edition.

This Sahitya Akademi is grateful to Srimati Vijaya Laxmi Pandit for permission to publish this edition of which the realities she has graciously donated to the Prime Minister's Children's Fund.

CONTENTS

Forewordix
Translator's Notexiii
Pronunciationxvii
Invitationxix
Taranga I1
Taranga II50
Taranga III68
Taranga IV116
Taranga V184
Taranga VI228
Taranga VII261
Taranga VIII405
Appendix A- S. P. Pandit's Note dated 1888 on the chronology of Kalhana I691
Appendix B- Hunger-strike723
Appendix C- The legends of Samudra-Manthana and Gangavatarana 727
Appendix D- Samskrta, the language of international communication for a thousand ycars after Kaniska 729
Appendix E- Name of woman mentioned in Kalhana's work 735
Appendix F- Poets and Scholars mentioned by Kalhana736
Appendix G- Political and other terms used by Kalhana737
Appendix H- The Horse740
Appendix I- Gandhara, the corridor of India742
Appendix J- Hindu Armour and Costume757
Appendix K- Subsequent history761
Short Bibliography 766
Index769

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