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The Great Epic of India

by E. Washburn Hopkins

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Long age when this book first appeared in the opening year of the century the great Epic, Mahabharata had not been thoroughly examined to see what literature it reflected had not received a careful investigation from the metrical side its philosophy had been reviewed only in a most haphazard fashion and its relation to other epic poetry had been almost judgment on the question of the date and origin of the poem of which scholars knew as yet this poem of which scholars knew as yet scarcely more than that before a definitive answer could be given the whole huge structure must be studied from many points of view.

Table of Contents:

  • Preface
  • I. Literature known to the epic poets
    1. The Vedas
    2. Divisions of Veda
    3. Upanishads
    4. Upavedas and Upangas
    5. Sutras
    6. Dharmacastras
    7. Vedic citations in the Epic
    8. Upanishads in the Epic
    9. The Cvetacvatara Upanishad
    10. The Kathaka or Katha Upanishad
    11. The Maitri Upanishad in the Epic
    12. The Atharvaciras Upanishad
    13. Acvalayana Grhya Sutra
    14. Puranas and Itihasa
    15. Drama
  • II. Interrelation of the two epics
  • III. Epic philosophy
    1. Epic Systems
    2. Heretics
    3. Authority
    4. Vedanta
    5. Nyaya
    6. Vaicesika
    7. The Four Philosophies
    8. Kapila and his System
    9. Samkhya and Yoga
    10. Fate and Free-Will
    11. Samkhya is atheistic
    12. Yoga as deistic and brahmaistic
    13. Difference between Samkhya and Yoga
    14. Sects
    15. The different Schemata
    16. The Gunas
    17. Plurality of Spirits
    18. The Twenty-fifth Principle
    19. Samkhya is Samkhyana
    20. The Samkhya Scheme
    21. The Twenty-sixth Principle
    22. Maya, Self-Delusion
    23. Pancacikha's System
    24. The Thirty-one Elements (Pancacikha)
    25. The Secret of the Vedanta
    26. Details of philosophical speculation
    27. The Sixty Constituents of Intellect
    28. The Seventeen
    29. The Sixteen (A) Particles
    30. The Sixteen (B) or Eleven Modifications
    31. The Eight Sources
    32. The Vital Airs and Senses
    33. The Five Subtile Elements. Gross and Subtile Bodies
    34. The Colors of the Soul
    35. The Five Faults of a Yogin
    36. Discipline of the Yogin
    37. The Destructible and Indestructible
    38. The Gods and the Religious Life
    39. Heaven and Hell -Death
    40. The Cosmic Egg and Creations
    41. The Grace of God
  • IV. Epic versificaiton
    1. Epic Versification
    2. Cloka and Tristubh. The Padas
    3. Rhyme
    4. Alliteration
    5. Similes and Metaphors. Pathetic Repetition
    6. Cadence in Cloka and Tristubh
    7. Tags
    8. Common forms of Cloka and Tristubh
      • The Epic Cloka. The Prior Pada of the Cloka. The Pathya
      • The Vipulas
      • The Posterior Pada of the Cloka
      • The Diiambus
      • Poetic Licence
      • The Hypermetric Cloka
      • Dialectic Sanskrit
      • Prose-Poetry Tales
      • The Epic Tristubh. i, The Regular Tristubh in the Mahabharata
      • Bird's-eye View of Tristubh Padas
      • The Ramayana Tristubh
      • The Scolius
      • Catalectic and Hypermetric Tristubhs
      • The Catalectic Tristubh
      • The Hypermetric Tristubh. iv-vi, Simple hypermeters
      • Double Hypermeters or Tristubhs of Thirteen Syllables
      • Defective Tristabhs
      • Mora-Tristubhs
      • The Tristubh-Stanza. Upajatis. Upendravajras and Indravajras
      • The Syllaba Anceps
      • Emergent Stanzas
      • The Fixed Syllabic Metres
      • Ardhasamavrtta (Matrachandas)
      • The Distribution of Fancy Metres in the Epic
  • V. Origin and development of the epic.





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Title: The Great Epic of India
Author(s): E. Washburn Hopkins
ISBN: 9788120809956
Year of Publication: 1993
Bibliographic Information: xiv, 479p. tables, Append., Indices, Notes
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
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