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The rise of wisdom moon

The rise of wisdom moon

Author: Kr̥̀£Đ̀£јamiśra. Kr̥̀£Đ̀£јamiśra. ; Kr̥ṣṇamiśra.; Matthew Kapstein
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2009.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library, 52.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"The Rise of Wisdom Moon was composed during the mid-eleventh century by Krishna mishra, an otherwise unknown poet in the service of the Chandella dynasty, whose cultural and religious capital was Khajuraho. The early popularity of Krishna mishra s work led to its frequent translation into the vernaculars of both North and South India, and even Persian as well. Famed as providing the enduring model of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sanskrit drama
Translations into English
Named Person: Kṛṣṇamiśra
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kr̥̀£Đ̀£јamiśra. Kr̥̀£Đ̀£јamiśra. ; Kr̥ṣṇamiśra.; Matthew Kapstein
ISBN: 9780814748381 0814748384
OCLC Number: 326482673
Language Note: Sanskrit texts with parallel English translations on facing pages.
Description: lxxii, 320 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Illusion's game --
Where Magnus Nescience is chief --
Charlatans' charades --
Intuition's endeavor --
Dawn of dispassion --
Living liberation.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library, 52.
Other Titles: Prabodhacandrodaya.
Responsibility: by Kṛṣṇamiśra ; edited and translated by Matthew T. Kapstein ; with a foreword by J.N. Mohanty.


Offers a satirical account of the conquest of the holy city of Benares by Nescience, of the war of liberation waged by the forces of Intuition, and of the freedom of the Inner Man that then follows  Read more...


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