1st Edition

Krsna's Round Dance Reconsidered Hariram Vyas's Hindi Ras-pancadhyayi

By Heidi Rika Maria Pauwels Copyright 1996
    260 Pages
    by Routledge

    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    Concerned with the process in Hinduism of reinterpreting classical texts and imbuing them with new inspiration. An example par excellence is Hariram Vyas's Ras-pancadhyayi, the earliest known Braj Bhasa version of the five chapters of Bhagavatapurana on Krsna's Dance with the Gopis.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 Text and Transmission; Chapter 2 R?s-paƱc?dhy?y?: Text and Translation; Chapter 3 The Tradition Reinterpreted; Conclusion;


    Heidi Rika Maria Pauwels

    'This excellent study fills an important gap in the materials needed for continuing progress in the study of north Indian Krsna poetry and religion.' - Stuart McGregor, Bulletin of SOAS