The Kiratarjuniyam of Bharavi [Cantos I-III]

The Kiratarjuniyam of Bharavi [Cantos I-III]

Text, English Translation and Introduction

ISBN: 9788120805736

Author: M. R. Kale

Subject: Literature

Language: English & Sansk

Binding: Paper Back

Pages: 265

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass

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The Kiratarjuniyam of Bharavi: Cantos I-III (Text, Eng. Tr. & Introd.): Text with Mallinatha's commentary, Prose order of the Slokas, Notes, Translation into English and Hindi by M.R. Kale.

The Kiratarjuniya is a Mahakavya and is named after its chief incident, viz. the fight between Siva under the guise of a Kirata (Mountaineer) and Arjuna. This metrical composition describes the journey of Arjuna to the mountain Indrakila, part of the Himalayas, for the propitiation of the gods Indra and Siva and the final obtainment of the divine weapons Pasupata and others from the gods.

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