Daily Archives: February 13, 2008

Thinking of kShemendra

The deva-bhASha is the language of the kavI-s right from the days of the hoary vipra-s from the misty past of the R^igveda saMhitA. In the galaxy of literature in the deva-vANI, which is filled with extraordinary luminaries, kShemendra from … Continue reading

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Retrospections on the curtain-raiser to the long past Great War 1

It was a year before the great abhichAra of dashAnta had struck us. We noticed that our forgettable acquaintance satya-druha who had been cursed by the deva-s was caught by something, much like bhIma by the serpentine nahuSha. We soon … Continue reading

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