Rákshasa’s Ring

Viśākhadatta Michael Coulson


Rákshasa’s Ring

Rákshasa’s Ring

  • Title: Rákshasa’s Ring
  • Author: Viśākhadatta Michael Coulson
  • ISBN: 9780814716
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Hardcover

Rakshasa s Ring Clay Sanskrit Library Rakshasa s Ring Clay Sanskrit Library and millions of other books are available for Kindle Learn Enter your mobile number or email address below and we ll send you a Rkshasa s Ring by Vi khadatta Rkshasa s Ring has ratings and reviews mwr said Beautiful language There are some nice aphorisms that apply to societies where loyalty is i Rkshasa s Ring Vishkhadatta Complete Review Rkshasa s Ring is an unusual classical play unique in Sanskrit literature, as translator Michael Coulson notes in his Introduction With many of the traditional elements of classical drama, and a good story of two battling factions, considerable deceit, and perhaps too many characters in disguise it is an entertaining work but also surprising in how it ultimately unfolds. Rakshasa s ring Etsy You searched for rakshasa s ring Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one of a kind products and gifts related to your search No matter what you re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options Let s get started Rakshasa s Ring book by Visakhadatta, Michael Coulson Rakshasa s Ring by Visakhadatta, Michael Coulson Translator starting at Rakshasa s Ring has available edition to buy at Alibris Weekend Special Off. Rakshasa s Ring by Vishakhadatta at Vedic Books Title Rakshasa s Ring Author s Vishakhadatta, Michael Coulson Format Hardcover Series Information The clay sanskrit library Language English Type your information below Help us to improve our product listings by updating product information.



The final, benedictory stanza of this political drama may refer to Emperor Chandra Gupta II r c.376 415 CE Other than this clue to the date of the author, all we know about him is that he came of a princely family, and would have had political experience The play is set just after Alexander s invasion of India c.325 BCE when the first Emperor Chandra Gupta seized thThe final, benedictory stanza of this political drama may refer to Emperor Chandra Gupta II r c.376 415 CE Other than this clue to the date of the author, all we know about him is that he came of a princely family, and would have had political experience The play is set just after Alexander s invasion of India c.325 BCE when the first Emperor Chandra Gupta seized the throne and founded the Maurya dynasty The exemplary R kshasa is the loyal exiled chief minister of the deposed dynasty But his opponent, far from being the villain of the piece, is a kind of super hero the inhumanly competent ascetic Kaut lya, to whom is ascribed India s famous handbook for rulers, a precursor to Machiavelli Kaut lya struggles not to destroy R kshasa but to win him over to be his successor as Chandra Gupta s chief minister, so that he himself can retire from politics.


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A display of shrewdness of Chanakya who believed the end justifies the means.

Beautiful language. There are some nice aphorisms that apply to societies where loyalty is more important than in ours. Or maybe it would be fealty rather than loyalty. In any case, this is excellent. I may read more sandskrit dramas.


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