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By Kanwa (Empu)

ISBN-10: 9067183210

ISBN-13: 9789067183215

The Arjunawiwaha is likely one of the top identified of the outdated Javanese classics. This quantity provides a brand new textual content, in keeping with Balinese manuscripts, with a whole translation, development at the paintings performed through previous writers. An advent offers abundant historical past info, in addition to an unique interpretation of the importance of the textual content, inside of its historic and cultural setting.The poem was once written by means of Mpu Kanwa in round A.D. 1030 lower than King Airlangga, who governed in East Java. it's Mpu Kanwa's simply identified paintings and is the second one oldest instance within the style of kakawin. The poem is a story but in addition includes passages of description, philosophical, or spiritual educating of serious curiosity, in addition to notable erotic scenes. elements of the story were depicted on early temple reliefs and in paintings-and the textual content continues to be recited in Bali by means of literary golf equipment and in temple ceremonies.

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His best manuscripts were, he says, G and H, both in Balinese script. As well as these, he also consulted some Leiden manuscripts ‘as far as necessary’ (voor zover nodig). These included three (Cods. 1875, 1876 and 2205), which have the same text and are just as accurate as (gelijkluidend met, en even keurig als) his G and H. He continues: Arjunawiwāha 34 ‘Since the comparison with the best Leiden manuscripts resulted in little difference in the reading, we did not consider it necessary to always mention this’ (Poerbatjaraka 1926:9).

48 Text 4 nāhan tanduk i gosth i ning surawadhū pakaśaca ri tĕkapnya molaha lingsir pwa ng rawiraśmi hetuning adan hana tĕka paricārikânghyasi denyângendahakĕn manis pada dudū sahayu-sahayu tan pamingrwani lwir manggista minging guladrawa haturnya kadi madhu huwus pinastika 5 mangkat śīghra katon tikang wiwara rāmya pinakapatapan sang Arjuna ardhâhöt harĕpanya tan tĕka tigang dĕpa dunungan ikang surāngganā wetan rakwa mukhanya mangharĕpakĕñ jurang angĕdap ikang walikkadĕp kady âkon masukâwarah ri hana sang kinira-kira sĕdĕng pakolihĕn 6 lwir tan pawwang ikang gihâluru pamursita nira hana kunda nisprabha tistis tan hana wuryan ing sapu magātra wahu mĕtu dukut nikang natar sakweh ning wiwudhāngganā sĕdĕng awor unĕng iriya lawan raras hati kāścaryân pangungang katon kadi lingir kanaka kadi śaśāngka pūrnama 7 āpan sampun ikāng anāśrayasamādhi tinĕmu nira sang hanê dalĕm lekan rakwa sirân pasampunan angarcana kumĕñar ikang prabhângadĕg rūpanyân paśilâtĕhĕr kumisapu ng tangan apatitis agra nāsika līna ng sūksmaśarīra māri karĕngö pranawa huwus apinda niskala 8 ndān ambĕk nikang apsarī kawĕnangâta sira lĕkasananya bañcana hām-hām de ni hayunya parcaya ri tan wĕnanga nira kumöl tumona ya tan wruh yan kadi sor nikang sasawi dening acala sukha ning samāgama dening jñāna wiśesa yan pamatĕlu ng paramasukha luput linaksana Translation 4 5 6 7 8 49 Such was the direction the nymphs’ discussions took, serving as a preparation for the action they were going to take.

Or. O. D. 1935, mentioning Smarapura (Klungkung), good condition, small script. Translations Poerbatjaraka provided a Dutch translation, but omitted those passages which he considered spurious (onecht). He was planning to provide ‘extensive notes’ to his translation (Poerbatjaraka 1926:7), but apparently these did not ­eventuate. In 1990 Kuntara Wiryamartana provided a complete translation into Indonesian, in the context of his study of the way in which the Old Javanese 20 For descriptions of MSS A to G, see Pigeaud 1968.

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