Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 August 2019

368 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190889814

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Poetry as Prayer in the Sanskrit Hymns of Kashmir

Hamsa Stainton

AAR Religion in Translation

  • First substantial English-language study of the Stutikusumañjali, an ambitious literary and religious text from fourteenth-century Kashmir that has long been appreciated in South Asia
  • First history of stotra literature in a particular region of North India
  • Contains an analysis of key evidence in debates about the "death of Sanskrit"

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