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Transmission of the Mahabharata Tradition: Vyasa and Vyasids (Studies 

in Indian and Asian Civilizations)
Transmission of the Mahabharata Tradition: Vyasa and Vyasids (Studies in Indian and Asian Civilizations)
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About the Book:

The Mahabharata is the mighty Ganga taking its rise in the lofty Himalaya of a great poet's genius: its crystal clear waters in the course of their flow are joined by the rivers and streams of other legends, episodes and philosophical thinking, until incorporating and assimilating all these tributaries the original serene stream transforms itself into a mighty torrent flowing through the plains of time fertilizing the fields of literatures in Sanskrit, prakrit and modern Indian Languages: and, helping to carryon the trade of thought with exchange of ideas in the whole of India and outside, and keeping at the same time its sanctifying character it passes on to the Ocean of Eternity. The task that the author has set for himself is to analyze and examine, to the extent hat is possible, and the waters the tributaries have brought to the holy river.

About the Author:

C. R. Deshpande (b 1926) is at present Professor and Head, Department of Sanskrit And Ardhamagadhi at the S.S.V.P. Sanstha's Arts & M.F.M.A. Commerce College, Dhulia (Maharashtra).

He received his Ph.D. in 1957 for his thesis on "GAMPU" literature. He has worked in the Epilogue Section of the Mahabharata Department in the Bhandarkar Oriental Research institute, Pune, and also in the Sanskrit, Pali and Ardhamagadhi Department in Fergusson College, Pune. Dr. Deshpande was a Visiting fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced study Simla, from November 1971 to March 1974

CONTENTS
Prefacexii
IINTRODUCTORY1-14
(i) Importance of the Mahabharata1
(ii) Its Extent3
(iii) Its Heterogeneous Character5
(iv) Problem of its Authorship7
(v) Its Date9
(iv) The Critical Edition10
(xii) Scope, Methodology and Limitations of the Present Study14
IITHE NUCLEUS15-49
(i) The Plot21
(ii) Characterization41
IIITHE KRSNA LEGEND50-59
(i) Krsna as a Human Being52
(ii) Krsna as a Divine Incarnation55
IVOTHER LEGENDS AND EPISODES60-76
(i) Mythological Stories62
(ii) Heroic Legends63
(iii) Brahmanic Legends and Myths67
(iv) Bird and Beast Fables70
(v) Moral Narratives72
(vi) Folk Tales75
VSOCIAL LIFE77-103
(i) Varna, Duties, Privileges and Disabilities.77
(ii) Ashrama89
(iii) Position of Women89
(iv) Son and Daughter94
(v) Marriage96
(vi) Faiths, Beliefs and Superstitions97
(vii) Economic Thought102
VIEHICS AND MORALITY104-115
(i) General Ethical Ideas104
(ii) The Agent105
(iii) Dharma106
(iv) Human Relations107
(v) Sin and Expiation107
(vi) Sex Relations108
(vii) Ahimsa111
(viii) Guest Worship113
(ix) Apaddharma114
VIIPOLITICAL THOUGHT116-122
(i) General Political Ideas116
(ii) The King117
(iii) Administration119
(iv) Ministers120
(v) Punishment121
VIIIRELIGIOUS THOUGHT123-135
(i) The Vedic Deities and Sacrifices123
(ii) The Hindu Trinity124
(iii) Other Minor Deities134
(iv) Samskaras, rites and rituals135
(v) Heaven and Hell
IXPHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT136-142
(i) General Philosophical Ideas136
(ii) Csmology and Cosmogony136
(iii) Doctrine of Soul 137
(iv) Knowledge138
(v) The Highest Reality138
(vi) The Karman Theory139
(vii) Happiness and Misery141
XAMPLIFICATIONS143-179
(i) Epigrams143
(ii) Poetic embellishments145
(iii) The Erotic147
(iv) Humorous Touches147
(v) Exaggerations149
(vi) The Miraculous Element149
(vii) Elucidations151
(viii) Etymology151
(ix) Paaphrase, Substitution and Expansion152
(x) Quotations155
(xi) Details156
IXCONCLUDING REMARKS157-191
ABBREVIATIONS192-193

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Transmission of the Mahabharata Tradition: Vyasa and Vyasids (Studies in Indian and Asian Civilizations)

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1978
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The Mahabharata is the mighty Ganga taking its rise in the lofty Himalaya of a great poet's genius: its crystal clear waters in the course of their flow are joined by the rivers and streams of other legends, episodes and philosophical thinking, until incorporating and assimilating all these tributaries the original serene stream transforms itself into a mighty torrent flowing through the plains of time fertilizing the fields of literatures in Sanskrit, prakrit and modern Indian Languages: and, helping to carryon the trade of thought with exchange of ideas in the whole of India and outside, and keeping at the same time its sanctifying character it passes on to the Ocean of Eternity. The task that the author has set for himself is to analyze and examine, to the extent hat is possible, and the waters the tributaries have brought to the holy river.

About the Author:

C. R. Deshpande (b 1926) is at present Professor and Head, Department of Sanskrit And Ardhamagadhi at the S.S.V.P. Sanstha's Arts & M.F.M.A. Commerce College, Dhulia (Maharashtra).

He received his Ph.D. in 1957 for his thesis on "GAMPU" literature. He has worked in the Epilogue Section of the Mahabharata Department in the Bhandarkar Oriental Research institute, Pune, and also in the Sanskrit, Pali and Ardhamagadhi Department in Fergusson College, Pune. Dr. Deshpande was a Visiting fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced study Simla, from November 1971 to March 1974

CONTENTS
Prefacexii
IINTRODUCTORY1-14
(i) Importance of the Mahabharata1
(ii) Its Extent3
(iii) Its Heterogeneous Character5
(iv) Problem of its Authorship7
(v) Its Date9
(iv) The Critical Edition10
(xii) Scope, Methodology and Limitations of the Present Study14
IITHE NUCLEUS15-49
(i) The Plot21
(ii) Characterization41
IIITHE KRSNA LEGEND50-59
(i) Krsna as a Human Being52
(ii) Krsna as a Divine Incarnation55
IVOTHER LEGENDS AND EPISODES60-76
(i) Mythological Stories62
(ii) Heroic Legends63
(iii) Brahmanic Legends and Myths67
(iv) Bird and Beast Fables70
(v) Moral Narratives72
(vi) Folk Tales75
VSOCIAL LIFE77-103
(i) Varna, Duties, Privileges and Disabilities.77
(ii) Ashrama89
(iii) Position of Women89
(iv) Son and Daughter94
(v) Marriage96
(vi) Faiths, Beliefs and Superstitions97
(vii) Economic Thought102
VIEHICS AND MORALITY104-115
(i) General Ethical Ideas104
(ii) The Agent105
(iii) Dharma106
(iv) Human Relations107
(v) Sin and Expiation107
(vi) Sex Relations108
(vii) Ahimsa111
(viii) Guest Worship113
(ix) Apaddharma114
VIIPOLITICAL THOUGHT116-122
(i) General Political Ideas116
(ii) The King117
(iii) Administration119
(iv) Ministers120
(v) Punishment121
VIIIRELIGIOUS THOUGHT123-135
(i) The Vedic Deities and Sacrifices123
(ii) The Hindu Trinity124
(iii) Other Minor Deities134
(iv) Samskaras, rites and rituals135
(v) Heaven and Hell
IXPHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT136-142
(i) General Philosophical Ideas136
(ii) Csmology and Cosmogony136
(iii) Doctrine of Soul 137
(iv) Knowledge138
(v) The Highest Reality138
(vi) The Karman Theory139
(vii) Happiness and Misery141
XAMPLIFICATIONS143-179
(i) Epigrams143
(ii) Poetic embellishments145
(iii) The Erotic147
(iv) Humorous Touches147
(v) Exaggerations149
(vi) The Miraculous Element149
(vii) Elucidations151
(viii) Etymology151
(ix) Paaphrase, Substitution and Expansion152
(x) Quotations155
(xi) Details156
IXCONCLUDING REMARKS157-191
ABBREVIATIONS192-193

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