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  Volume 25, Issue 2, 2013

Table of Contents

Bright as an Autumn Moon: Fifty Poems from the Sanskrit

Translated by Andrew Schelling

Preface

pp. ix-xii
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List of Illustrations

pp. viii-121
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Viśvanātha

Shining with the Luster

pp. 2-3
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From The Subhāṣitaratnakoṣa

Having Silenced the Silver: Anonymous

pp. 4-6
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From The Amaruśataka

Tender Lip Bitten

pp. 8-9
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Night

pp. 10-12
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Her Breasts

pp. 14-15
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My Breasts at First

pp. 16-18
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She Did Nothing to Bar the Door

pp. 20-21
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She’s in My House

pp. 22-23
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Vidyā

On Makeshift Bedding

pp. 24-25
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Dark Clouds

pp. 26-28
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Fate

pp. 30-31
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Not Knowing Me

pp. 32-33
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And What of Those Arbors

pp. 34-36
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From A Poem at the Right Moment

Music and Poetry

pp. 38-39
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Kālidāsa

The Curse Upon Me

pp. 40-41
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Looking at Well-Crafted Objects

pp. 42-44
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Death Poem

pp. 46-48
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Absorbed Night and Day

pp. 50-51
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Hastipaka

Rain Slants Steadily

pp. 52-54
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Bhartṛhari

Her Quick Eyes

pp. 56-57
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In a Mansion

pp. 58-59
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Grieve, Brother!

pp. 60-61
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Victory

pp. 62-63
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Yogeśvara

They Seize One’s Heart

pp. 64-65
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Hard Rain

pp. 66-67
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The Tribesmen Dispatch

pp. 68-69
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Rājaśekhara

Slim-Waisted Friend

pp. 70-71
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Śīlābhaṭṭārikā

Nights of Jasmine and Thunder

pp. 72-74
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You, My Messenger

pp. 76-77
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Bhavabhūti

Through the Whole Night

pp. 78-79
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Critics Scoff

pp. 80-81
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Dharmakīrti

A Snatch of Dream

pp. 82-83
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No One Visible

pp. 84-85
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From A Poem at the Right Moment

Day by Day Goes Past

pp. 86-87
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Bhāvadevī

Those First Days

pp. 88-89
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Vikaṭanitambā

My Lover

pp. 90-91
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You Ignored

pp. 92-93
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Caṇḍaka

Krishna Went Out to Play

pp. 94-95
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Jaghanacapalā

Rainy Nights

pp. 98-99
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From Hemacandra’s Grammar

If He and I

pp. 100-101
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Jayadeva: From the Gīta-Govinda

Clouds Thicken the Sky

pp. 102-103
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Jayadeva, Chief Poet on Pilgrimage

pp. 104-105
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Krishna Roamed the Forest

pp. 106-107
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Radha Speaks

pp. 108-109
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Krishna Speaks

pp. 110-111
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Radha’s Messenger Speaks

pp. 112-113
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She Ornaments Her Limbs

pp. 114-115
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Let the Old Doubts Go

pp. 116-117
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Reckless, Inflamed, She Presses Forth

pp. 118-120
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Reader, Open Your Heart

pp. 122-123
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On My Breast Draw a Leaf

pp. 124-125
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Further Thoughts on the Gīta-Govinda

pp. 126-129
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Bibliography

pp. 130-131
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About the Translator

p. 132
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Research Areas

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