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RL-20217-82

Institute for the Study of Human Issues (Philadelphia, PA 19104-3318)
David Shulman (Project Director: 06/26/1981 to present)

Translation of the Sacred Tamil Poems, TEVARAM, from South India

To support translation of and commentary on the SACRED TEVARAM POEMS. These religious texts of medieval South India comprise a major part of the sacred canon of Saiva Hinduism and provide a literary framework for the orthodox tradition as a whole.

Project fields:
Asian Literature; Nonwestern Religion

Program:
Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1982 – 12/31/1983