Syainika Sastra [sanskrit]

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Summary: The Sanskrit text of the Syainika-Sastra attributed to king Rudradeva (or Candradeva) from the 13th century. This book deals with Hunting and Hawking and is written as a traditional type of Sanskrit educational treatise (Shastra). It contains 368 Sanskrit verses and contains many overlapping topics, such as the treatment and diet of birds.

The Digital Corpus of Sanskrit by Oliver Hellwig is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

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Contents of this online book ( + / - )

The full text of the Syainika Sastra [sanskrit] is available here and publically accesible (free to read online). Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:

For a compact overview of all verses, see the sitemap.

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Syainika Sastra [sanskrit]

Cover of edition (2005)

Syainika-Sastra (Ancient Text on Hawking)
by Mahamahopadhyaya Haraprasad Shastri (2005)

Publisher: Sadesh; Introdfuction by Smt. Mina Hati; Edited by: Manabendu Banerjee

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