Index
‘Abd al- Rashid Tattavi, 270
Abhidharmakośa, 337
Abu al- Khayr, Mawlavi, 168
Abū Tālib Khān, Mīrzā, 250
Abu’l Fazl ibn Mubarak, Shaikh (Abū
al- Fazl), 187, 192, 198, 200, 206, 243
aesthetics, 6, 9, 58, 117, 128, 140, 162, 242
“Afsos,” Mīr Sher ‘Alī, 249
Ā’īn- i Akbarī, 243
Agra, 130–32, 202, 243, 246
Ahmadabad, 244–45
Akalaṅka Deva, 24
Akārādī Prākṛta bhāṣecā nighaṇṭu, 63
Akbar, Emperor, 56, 86, 143, 186–87, 191,
202, 210, 222, 230–31, 241–43, 359 n. 67
alaṅkāraśāstra (literary science): in Braj-
bhasa, 115, 117, 119, 122, 125, 127–29,
132–34, 174; in Sanskrit, 8, 20, 115, 119,
122–24, 126, 134
Āmuktamālyada, 8; author of, 72–73, 108
n. 6; frame story of, 75–79; introduction,
73–74; rāja- nīti section of, 79–89; trans-
lation of rāja- nīti section of, 90–107
Ānandghan, 144
anatomy, 311, 319–22
Āndhrabhāṣābhūṣaṇamu, 24
Antal (Goda Devi), 73, 77–79
Appakavi, 24
Ārāish- e Maḥfil, 11, 248–49
Ardhakathānak, 192
arthaśāstra, 51, 71, 79. See also nīti
“Arzu,” Siraj al- Din Khan, 11, 270–71
Āsaf Khān Ja‘far Beg, 243
Asaṅga, 292
Āsār as- Sanādīd, 240, 251–52
Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā, 314, 326
astrology, 26, 140, 176, 263, 291, 293, 297–
98, 314
astronomy, 6, 11, 20, 27, 35, 262–63, 265–69
Aurangzeb, Emperor, 51, 202, 210, 228, 233,
247, 265
authority: of direct perception, 313, 318–28,
349; government, 53, 88, 91; of Sanskrit,
32, 118, 121–22, 124; scriptural or reli-
gious, 12, 22, 223, 312, 317, 322–27, 349;
vernacular of, 119
authorship, idea of individual, 215, 271–73
autobiographies: of rulers, 64, 73, 191–92;
of scribes, 10, 13, 186, 191–205; Tibetan,
293–95, 300–301, 303, 341–42
Avadhi, 145
Ayi’in ‘Alamshahi, 271
āyurveda (life science), 6, 20, 25, 26, 295–
96, 314–15
A‘zam al- Hisab, 269
A‘zam al- Mulk Bahadur, Hafiz Ahmad
Khan, 269
Babur, Emperor, 191, 242
Baddena, 80
“Bahar,” Tek Chand, 187
Bahār- i ‘Ajam, 187
Banarasi Das, 192
barbarians (mlecchas), 31–35, 40 n. 11, 43
n. 44, 62, 343
bards, 9, 54, 57; education of, 171–77; ritual
roles of, 171–72
Barvai nāyikā- bhed, 150
Barvai Rāmāyaṇ, 145, 147, 150–51
bazaars, 241–42, 244–48
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