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Medieval religious literature in Sanskrit

by J. Gonda

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Published by Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hindu literature, Sanskrit -- History and criticism.,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJan Gonda.
    SeriesA History of Indian literature ;, v. 2, fasc. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1147 .G66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p. ;
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4652042M
    ISBN 103447017430
    LC Control Number77484724

    Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (encompassing the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca. AD to the beginning of the Florentine Renaissance in the late 15th century). The literature of this time was composed of religious writings as well as . Islamic literature is literature written with an Islamic perspective, in any language.. One term for this is gh today adab denotes literature generally, in earlier times its meaning included all that a well-informed person had to know in order to pass in society as a cultured and refined individual. This meaning started with the basic idea that adab was the socially accepted ethical.

    ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the evolution of Hindi literature in India during the medieval age. It is usually held that the Hindi language was evolved during the period between 7th and 10th century A.D. But notable works in this language were produced only in the 11th century A.D. Popularity of this [ ]. Medieval Welsh literature is the literature written in the Welsh language during the Middle includes material from the fifth century, when Welsh was in the process of becoming distinct from the British language, to the works of the 16th century.. The Welsh language became distinct from other dialects of Old British sometime between AD and ; the earliest .

    Medieval Kannada literature covered a wide range of subjects and genres which can broadly be classified under the Jain, Virashaiva, Vaishnava and secular traditions. These include writings from the 7th century rise of the Badami Chalukya empire to the 16th century, coinciding with the decline of Vijayanagara earliest known literary works until about the 12th century . Kalhana: Wrote the book ‘Rajatarangini’ which covers the history of Kashmir from acient times to the 12th century A.D. the book was written in Sanskrit under the patronage of Srittarsha and Jay singh, the rulers of rangini is an account of history of Kashmir upto 12th century. Alberuni: belonged to Khiva and was pickedup by mahmud after conquering Khiva.


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Epics and Sanskrit religious literature ; fasc. 1 Part 1 of Epics and Sanskrit religious literature Medieval Religious Literature in Sanskrit, Jan Gonda: Author: Jan Gonda: Publisher: Harrassowitz, Original from: the. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gonda, J.

(Jan), Medieval religious literature in Sanskrit. A History of Indian Literature - Vol. II: Epic and Sanskrit Religious Literature - Fasc. 1: Medieval Religious Literature in Sanskrit | Jan Gonda | download | B–OK. An Outline of the Religious Literature of India Full Description: " An Outline of the Religious Literature of India reduces your potential stress.

The stress you have at work, your personal relationships, or many other problems you face in everyday life, all disappear when you lose yourself in a great story. Medieval Welsh literature is the literature written in the Welsh language during the Middle includes material starting from the 5th century AD, when Welsh was in the process of becoming distinct from Common Brittonic, and continuing to the works of the 16th century.

The Welsh language became distinct from other dialects of Old British sometime between AD. Back of the Book This book contains relevant chapters from the famous volume of ‘The Gazetteer of India-History and culture.’ This book gives a brief account of social and religious movements in ancient and medieval periods and their impact on the educational, literary scientific and cultural transformation of the Indian society.

History of Indian Literature being edited by Jan Gonda and published by Otto Harrassowitz. Volume 2, entitled Epics and Sanskrit Religious Literature, also has scheduled fascicles on Sanskrit Epics, the Purdnas, and Tantrist Literature.

Gonda's Medieval Religious Literature in Sanskrit attempts to survey a literature which includes, in his words.

10 Classic Works of Medieval Literature Everyone Should Read The best medieval books, from travel writing and history to works of poetry Say ‘medieval literature’ and a few names will spring to mind: Geoffrey Chaucer, Dante, the anonymous author of Beowulf.

List of ancient texts Bronze Age See also: Sumerian literature, Akkadian literature, Ancient Egyptian literature, Hittite texts, Tamil literature Early Bronze Age: 3rd millennium BCE (approximate dates shown).The earliest written literature dates from about BCE (classical Sumerian).

The earliest literary author known by name is Enheduanna, a Sumerian priestess. Religious books on the Vaishnava sect were mostly framed in Sanskrit during the medieval period of Tamil literature. The great Vaishnava leader Ramanuja lived during the reigns of Athirajendra Chola and Kulothunga Chola I, and had to confront religious maltreatment from the Cholas, who was a Saiva faithful by nature.

During medieval period, Vaisnava literature was dealing with a new genre, which was mainly associated with biography. In this genre, poetical works about the lives of historical personalities were composed.

The first biographical book named ‘Chaitanya Charita’ was composed in Sanskrit by Murari Gupta, who was Chaitanyadev's contemporary. Below the biographical. Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca.

AD to the beginning of the Florentine Renaissance in the late 15th century). The literature of this time was composed of religious writings as well as secular.

The Milinda Panha is, with good reason, a famous work of Buddhist literature, probably compiled in the first century B.C.

It presents Buddhist doctrine in a very attractive and memorable form as a dialogue between a Bactrian Greek king, Milinda, who plays the `Devil`s Advocate` and a Buddhist sage, Nagasena.

The topics covered include most of those questions commonly. A History of Indian literature, Volume 2, Part 2. Epics and Sanskrit religious literature. Hindu Tantric and Sakta Literature Teun Goudriaan, Sanjukta Gupta, Jan Gonda (Editor).

Vol. 9 India and Brahmanism: The Brahmanic books, The Vedas, or Books of holy knowledge, Later Sanskrit literature; Lanman, C.R. Bibliography.- Vol. India and Buddhism: The edicts of Asoka, The earliest suttas or sacred sayings, The book of the great decease, Later legends of the life of Gotama, the buddha, The Jataka or birth tale; The Pages: Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca.

AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th, 15th or 16th century, depending on country). The literature of this time was composed of religious writings. About The Book Education, especially Vedic and Vedantic, along with allied subjects, was a prime focus of the rulers of the Tamil kingdoms.

This book highlights the educational initiatives during the reigns of the Pallava, Pandya, Cola, Vijayanagara, Nayaka and other kings. The inscriptions across the Tamil country talk about Sanskrit education in detail.

Literature in Medieval Period. In the early medieval period in northern India, Sanskrit continued to be the language of literature. This is the period of the works of two writers in Kashmir-Somadeva’s Katha-sarit –sagar and Kalhana’s ringini is a work of great importance as this is first historical work in India.

Medieval India refers to a wide span of time between the ancient & modern India. It can be divided into two parts Early Medieval period and Later Medieval India.

The political fragmentation that started after the collapse of the Gupta Empire, leav. J. Gonda • Medieval Religious Literature XI and, being "a scripture of yoga and an wpanisad (esoteric teaching)" the text expounds, in the form of a dialogue between &iva and Rama, the "know-ledge of Brahman" (colophon).

Although this work ( stanzas) is not very large it is of varied contents, comprising, inter alia, embryology, the File Size: KB.The Sanskrit literature produced till this day lacked the natural spontaneity because, as Basham puts: It was mainly written for recitation or performance at court, or for comparatively small circles of literary, all well versed in the rigid canons of the literary conven­tion and highly appreciative of verbal ingenuity.The Great Epics.

However, the greatest pieces of literature mixed with religion produced by Indian civilization are the two great epics of Sanskrit literature, the Mahabharata and the