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It is interesting to note that the Indian writers on the Kāma-śāstra classified the heroines as Padminī, Cittinī, Hastinī and Śaṅkinī, primarily based on their physical and sociological attributes. They were also categorised into svīyā, parakīyā and sādhāraṇā based on the same parameters. On the other hand, aestheticians who are

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From what I’ve heard, Sri Vasudeva Sastri hailed from Doddaballapura. His Highness the Maharaja of Mysore bestowed upon him the title of “Vidyanidhi” (literally: Treasure of Knowledge). Perhaps he was the first in a line of scholars to receive the “Vidyanidhi” honorific. He also earned renown as “Jaganmithya” Vasudeva Sastri.

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The name ‘Chandamama’ itself is so sweet. For all children, the Moon is like their lovely maternal uncle. This attractive word, although appears to be in the language of children, is originally a Sanskrit word. It is well-known that the Moon is commonly called ‘Chanda’ and someone close is often

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९ ऋत-सत्ययोरर्थभेदस्तैत्तिरीयब्राह्मणस्य वचनेनानेन स्पष्टीभवति। “ऋतं त्वा सत्येन परिषिञ्चामीति नायं परिषिञ्चति। सत्यं त्वर्तेन परिषिञ्चामीति प्रातः। अग्निर्वा ऋतम्। असावादित्यः सत्यम्। अग्निमेव तदादित्येन सायं परिषिञ्चति। अग्निनादित्यं प्रातः सः।” अत्र रजनीदिवसावेकस्यैव कालतत्त्वस्य द्वे मुखे। तावेकाकारेण गृहीत्वा सेवयेदिति तात्पर्यम्। तत्र सायन्तनसवने ध्येयं दैवतमग्निः। अयमेव ऋतस्वरूपी। प्रातःसवने ध्येयं दैवतं त्वादित्यः। अयं तु सत्यस्वरूपी। एवं पावकभास्करौ द्वावपि तेजोमयौ ऋतसत्यसङ्केतौ। किं

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Chip off the old block – Bhashyam Ramacharya Bhashyam Venkatachaarya was the elder of the two grandsons of Bhashyam Tirumalachaarya. He worked as a sub-registrar. Bhashyam Ramacharya was the younger one. He was the person in charge of my peculiar ‘university.’ I became acquainted with Bhashyam Ramacharya sometime during 1909-10. During those

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४ ऋततत्त्वे त्रिचतुरर्थच्छायाविच्छित्तयः सन्तीव भान्ति— जगति विद्यमानः कश्चन क्रमो काचन व्यवस्था वा। अवश्यम्भावी कर्म-फलसम्बन्धः, ऋणि-ऋणसम्बन्धश्च। यतो हि कारणे सति कार्यं भवितव्यमेव; यथा मूले सत्यङ्कुरास्तित्वम्। सति कर्मशेषे शुभाशुभप्राप्तिसम्भावनेव च। स्वभावविकासः—सर्वेषु जीविषु सर्वेष्वपि च भूतेषु कश्चन गुणसञ्चयो गर्भीकृतः। स एव तस्य नैजो धर्मः। अनादिरसौ नैजधर्मस्तु जीवस्य जन्मान्तरसरण्यां प्राप्तपरिणाम-विपरिणामो जागर्ति। अस्य वृद्धिः पादपस्येव नैसर्गिकी।

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ಅಸಮದಲಿ ಸಮತೆಯನು ವಿಷಮದಲಿ ಮೈತ್ರಿಯನು । ಅಸಮಂಜಸದಿ ಸಮನ್ವಯ ಸೂತ್ರ ನಯವ ॥ ವೆಸನಮಯ ಸಂಸಾರದಲಿ ವಿನೋದವ ಕಾಣ್ಬ । ರಸಿಕತೆಯೆ ಯೋಗವಲೊ - ಮಂಕುತಿಮ್ಮ ॥ To find equality in disparity, harmony in oddities, A gentle strand of reconciling strife, To find joy in the melancholy of worldly existence – This attitude of refined taste verily is Yoga – Mankutimma Given the vast expanse

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