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Title: Considerazioni sull'Inno 135, 'ṛgveda, X maṇḍala', dedicato a Yama dal 'ṛṣi' Kumāra Yāmāyana, in versi 'anuṣṭubh'
Author⁄s: Filippi, Gian Giuseppe
Date issued: 2006
Type of document: Article
Is part of: Annali di Ca' Foscari: Rivista della Facoltà di Lingue e letterature straniere dell'Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Serie Orientale, 45 (3), 2006, pp. 201-213.
Publisher: Padova, Studio Editoriale Gordini
Abstract: The subject of Hymn n° 135, 10th maṇḍala of the Ṛgveda, is focused on a young man, a boy, kumāra, as protagonist of a descent to the Kingdom of the Death God. The kumāra, in the whole text, remains strictly anonymous. With a careful new translation, and through the instruments of a comparative reading of two other texts, the Taittirīyabrāhmana (III.11.8) and the Kaṭha-upaniṣad, the author suggests that the young man can be identified as Naciketas, son of Uddālaka Āruṇi.
Language: ita
Access rights: open
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