Feed on
Posts
Comments

Tag Archive 'maxim'

A collection of popular maxims (nyayas) and proverbs of Sanskrit literature with English translation and notes.”Nyaya” in Sanskrit is a popular maxim (proverbial saying) that illustrates a general truth, fundamenatl principle or rule of conduct. Apart from giving an insight into the life and beliefs of ancient people these maxims are current and useful in […]

Read Full Post »

An exhaustive collection of popular maxims (nyayas) of Sanskrit literature with English translation and notes. This book, Laukika Nyayanjali (लौकिक न्यायाञ्जलिः) or Handful of Popular Maxims, contains three volumes of handful of popular Sanskrit maxims authored by Col. G. A. Jacob in the beginning of 20th century. A “nyaya” is a popular maxim (proverbial saying) […]

Read Full Post »