Friendly Advice (Clay Sanskrit Library) by Naráyana

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Naráyana’s best-seller offers its reader even more than “Friendly Advice.” in a single convenient collection—closely on the topic of the world-famous Pañcatantra or 5 Discourses on Worldly knowledge —numerous animal fables are interwoven with human tales, all designed to tutor wayward princes. stories of canny procuresses compete with these of crafty crows and tigers. An intrusive ass is just thrashed by way of his grasp, however the meddlesome monkey finally ends up along with his testicles overwhelmed. One prince manages to take pleasure in himself with a merchant’s spouse along with her husband’s consent, whereas one other is kicked out of paradise through a painted snapshot. This quantity additionally comprises the compact model of King Víkrama’s Adventures, thirty-two renowned stories a few beneficiant emperor, instructed through thirty-two statuettes decorating his lion-throne.Co-published by way of ny collage Press and the JJC FoundationFor extra in this identify and different titles within the Clay Sanskrit sequence, please stopover at

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K. S¯amba´siva the commentary of Sr¯ ´S¯astr¯ı. Trivandrum: Government Press, 1936. hari: N¯ıti´sataka ´ 1. Satakatrayam crit. ed. D. Kosambi. Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1946. 2. V. Gopalachariar. Madras: V. Ramaswamy Sastrulu and sons, 1954. 47 friendly advice ´. hari 3. The N¯ıti´sataka, Sr ed. Purohit Gopi Nath. Bombay: Shri Venkateshvar Press, 1896. 4. hari with extracts from two Sanskrit commentaries Ed. T. Telang. Bombay: Government Central Book Depot, 1885. ti with Medh¯atithi’s commentary ed.

1955. Hitopadesa, id est Institutio salutaris, Textum codd. mss. G. W. von Schlegel] et C. Lassen. Bonnae ad Rhenum, 1829–31. some sources and parallels of the hitopades´a K¯amandak¯ıya 1. K¯amandak¯ıyan¯ıtis¯ara ed. R¯ajendral¯ala Mitra. Calcutta: Baptist Mission Press, 1884. (= Mitra) 2. The N¯ıtis¯ara of K¯amandak¯ı ed. Raja Rajendra Lala Mitra revised with English translation Sisir Kumar Mitra. Calcutta: The Asiatic Society, 1982. 3. N¯ıtis¯ara of K¯amandaka with the commentary Jayamangala of Sankararya ed.

The Hitopade´sa and Its Sources. : American Oriental Society (American Oriental Series 44). Sternbach, L. 1967. 3, 306–8. 49 friendly advice Sternbach, L. 1974. The K¯avya Portions in the Kath¯a Literature. Vol II. Hitopade´sa, Vikramacarita. Delhi: Meharchand Lachhmandas. Vogel, J. Ph. 1932. ” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 6 (1930–32), 539–43. Notes 1 On Nar´ayana as a poet, see Ingalls 1966: 18. 2 The arguments are rehearsed in Ingalls (1966). The suggested period of composition is based on the dating and relationship of various recensions of the aphorisms attributed to Chan´akya, which have parallels in the Hitopade´sa.

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