Talk:Kashta, Dukh Aur Shanti (कष्ट, दुख और शांति)

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OW e-book Shailendra's PDF Oshoganga Osho.com library Dates & Places
Yoga The Alpha and Omega Vol 05 ~ 01 (*1) 1. (no title)
(p.1-9)
missing a sutra and last 6,5 paragraphs
Angreji Se Hindi Anuvadit ("English to Hindi Translated") 9. संसार क्यों है?
missing a sutra and last 6,5 paragraphs
(not available) 1 Jul 1975 am, Poona
Mahaveer Ya Mahavinash ~ 10 2. "Appendix 1. अहिंसा"
(p.10-22)
Mahaveer Ya Mahavinash 10. अहिंसाः आचरण नहीं, अनुभव है Mahaveer Ya Mahavinash 10. अहिंसा: आचरण नहीं, अनुभव है Mahaveer Ya Mahavinash 10. अहिंसाः आचरण नहीं, अनुभव है ≥ 1965?, Bombay and Poona?
Sukh Aur Shanti ~ 03 Sukh Aur Shanti #3 Sukh Aur Shanti 3. परिधि नहीं, केंद्र है महत्वपूर्ण 3. (no title)
(p.22-35)
Sukh Aur Shanti 3. परिधि नहीं, केंद्र है महत्वपूर्ण Sukh Aur Shanti 3. परिधि नहीं, केंद्र है महत्वपूर्ण (not available) 20 Mar 1966 pm, New Market, Maneklal Jethalal Town Hall, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad
Sukh Aur Shanti ~ 01 Sukh Aur Shanti #1 Sukh Aur Shanti 1. अमृत-बिंदु 4. (no title)
(p.35-46)
Sukh Aur Shanti 1. अमृत-बिंदु Sukh Aur Shanti 1. अमृत-बिंदु (not available) 19 Mar 1966 pm, Azad Chowk, Patan GJ
Sukh Aur Shanti ~ 02 Sukh Aur Shanti #2
missing greetings
Sukh Aur Shanti 2. भागना नहीं, जागना
missing greetings
5. (no title)
(p.46-57)
Sukh Aur Shanti 2. भागना नहीं, जागना Sukh Aur Shanti 2. भागना नहीं, जागना (not available) 20 Mar 1966 am, New Market, Maneklal Jethalal Town Hall, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad

(*1) Here is translation of this English event into Hindi.

Deliberations

It is difficult to say much about this book without being fluent in Hindi. There are precious few cues in the OW e-book, the only source, to indicate chapter beginnings and endings, so even how many chapters is somewhat of a guess. And it gets worse ... We cannot be sure of even the title. The Devanagari rendition of it, appearing on every page, is कशता दुख और शांति. The first word, कशता, is not recognised as a word by G**gle Translate, and appears in very few web pages in connection with "kashta," and few enough on its own to be suspect. In fact, it doesn't take long for a search for कशता to wash up on the shores of "Nonterminating nonsense," (noteno.org). (Yes, Virginia, there IS such a site, with hits # 12-16 for this hapless word.)

I have taken the liberty of replacing this word with कष्ट, likely the "correct" Devanagari version of Kashta, which has the additional merit of meaning something that might go with "Dukh." -- doofus-9 (talk) 22:47, 27 December 2014 (PST)


I have removed the time limiter of "before 1972", as the likely basis for that, the e-book, does not, on further examination, offer anything near certainty on that. No salutations of the pre-1971 style could be found, which might in fact normally imply it is ≥ 1971, but this e-book is so unclear about where chapters start and finish that such an absence cannot be deemed conclusive. -- doofus-9 21:56, 2 February 2017 (UTC)