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15) Perhaps the earliest references to civet in a text on perfumery are found in a number of recipes contained in a fascinating and rather difficult text called the Girdle of Hara, the Haramekhala, composed in Prakrit by a certain Mahuka or Madhuka and dating most probably from the ninth or tenth centuries of the Common Era, possibly written in what is modern day Rajasthan (HIML IIa, 134-35).
Prakrit: As customary, Nati alone uses a few Prakrit utterances in this play.
Tuesday's session consisted of readings from erotic passages from a wide range of Penguin publications, which included Tamil Sangam poetry, a Prakrit anthology and contemporary fiction.
I would like to hypothesize that the genre of patola under discussion was developed as a banner to portray an episode in the history of Gujarat, an incident that has been described, documented, and regurgitated over centuries--the celebrated public parade (shobhayatra) held by King Siddharaja Jayasimha in 1138-39 to honour the Jain Acharya Hemachandra on the occasion of the successful completion of his magnum opus on Prakrit and Apabhramsha grammars, Siddhahema Shabdanushasana (abbrev.
During the ceremony at the Bhaktivedanta Manor Temple in Watford, prayers were chanted in Sanskrit, Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Punjabi, Tibetan and Prakrit.
Besides Sanskrit, the two other margas are of ancient and indigenous origin, Prakrit and Apabhramsha; later and more regionally limited, however, they are not the major focus of Pollock's essay.
He makes reference to Prakrit love poetry to Krishna, classical Urdu love poetry set in the garden, Persian ghazal lyrics to a cruelly distant beloved, and pre-Islamic Arabic qasida odes mourning the departure of the beloved from the abandoned camp in the desert.
169), and aksiptikas, short measured songs with texts in Sanskrit or Prakrit.