Miscellaneous publications, mainly on Indology

Parpola, Asko, in press (2006). Writing in India. In: Helaine Selin (ed.), Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures. Springer.

Parpola, Asko, 2006. Aalto, Pentti (1917-1998). In: Keith Brown (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Second edition. Oxford: Elsevier.

Parpola, Asko, 2004. Old Norse seiD(r), Finnish seita and Saami shamanism. Pp. 235-273 in: Irma Hyvärinen, Petri Kallio and Jarmo Korhonen (Hrsg.), Etymologie, Entlehnungen und Entwicklungen. Festschrift für Jorma Koivulehto zum 70. Geburtstag. (Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki, 63.) Helsinki: Société Néophilologique.

Parpola, Asko, 2004. All our past tenses. [Review of: Lyle Campbell, Historical linguistics: An introduction. Second edition. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2004.] The Times Higher Education Supplement, 26 November 2004, p. ix.

Parpola, Asko, 2004. Tongues that tie a billion souls. [Review of: George Cardona & Dhanesh Jain (eds.), The Indo-Aryan languages. London: Routledge, 2003.] The Times Higher Education Supplement, 8 October 2004, pp. 26-27.

Parpola, Asko, 2003. Gaining insight through a grain of rice. [Review of: Bhadriraju Krishnamurti, The Dravidian languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.] The Times Higher Education Supplement, 10 October 2003, p. 30.

Parpola, Asko, 2003. Publications of the great Indologist Fr. Albrecht Weber. Pp. 189-219 in: Juha Janhunen & Asko Parpola (eds.), Remota relata: Essays on the history of Oriental studies in honour of Harry Halén. (Studia Orientalia, 97.) Helsinki: The Finnish Oriental Society.

Parpola, Asko & Juha Janhunen, 2003. Harry Halén: A biographical sketch. Pp. xvii-xxiv in: Juha Janhunen & Asko Parpola (eds.), Remota relata: Essays on the history of Oriental studies in honour of Harry Halén. (Studia Orientalia, 97.) Helsinki: The Finnish Oriental Society.

Janhunen, Juha & Asko Parpola (eds.), 2003. Remota relata: Essays on the history of Oriental studies in honour of Harry Halén.Sbornik nauchnykh statej po istorii vostokovedeniya k shestidesyatiletiyu F. T. Galena. (Studia Orientalia, 97.) Helsinki: The Finnish Oriental Society. 8:o (25 cm), xxxix, 325 pp. Pb ISBN 951-9380-57-4.

Parpola, Asko, 2003. Sacred bathing place and transcendence: Dravidian kaTa(vuL) as the source of Indo-Aryan ghâT, tîrtha, tîrthankara and (tri)vikrama. Pp. 523-574 in: Olle Qvarnström (ed.),  Jainism and early Buddhism: Essays in honor of Padmanabh S. Jaini, I-II. Fremont, California: Asian Humanities Press.

Parpola, Asko, 2000. The religious background of the Sâvitrî legend. Pp. 193-216 in: Ryutaro Tsuchida and Albrecht Wezler (eds.), Harânandalaharî: Volume in honour of Professor  Minoru Hara on his seventieth birthday. Reinbek: Dr Inge Wezler Verlag für Orientalistische Fachpublikationen.

Parpola, Asko, 2000. S'ânkara-Smrti 1,12,4 in Sanskrit, transliterated from the edition of  Paramês'varan Mûssat (1905/6, in MalayâLam script) with dissolution of the vowel sandhi and  composita. Pp. 403-404 (Appendix 1).  The MalayâLam prose commentary on S'ânkara-Smrti 1,12,4 by Ti. Si.  Paramês'varan MûssatavarkaL, transcribed (with the addition of the rule numbers in brackets).  Pp. 405-406 (Appendix 2).  An annotated English translation S'ânkara-smrti 1,12,4. Pp. 407-410 (Appendix 3). In: Parpola, Marjatta, 2000. Kerala Brahmins in transition: A study of a Nampûtiri  family. (Studia Orientalia, 91.) Helsinki: The Finnish Oriental Society.

Parpola, Asko, 1999. The iconography and cult of KuTTiccâttan: Field research on the  sanskritization of local folk deities in Kerala. Pp. 175-205 in: Johannes Bronkhorst and  Madhav M. Deshpande (eds.), Aryan and Non-Aryan in South Asia:  Evidence,  interpretation and ideology.  (Harvard Oriental  Series, Opera Minora, 3.) Cambridge, Mass.: Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies,  Harvard University.

Parpola, Asko, 1999. Conceptual categories and their classification in Middle Vedic texts: A  review of Brian K. Smith's two recent books. Pp. 5-22 in: Folke Josephson (ed.),  Categorisation and interpretation: Indological and comparative studies from an international  Indological meeting at the Department of Comparative Philology, Göteborg University. A  volume dedicated to the memory of Gösta Liebert. (Meijerbergs arkiv för svensk ordforskning, 24.) Göteborg: Styrelsen för Meijerbergs institut vid Göteborgs universitet.

Parpola, Asko, 1998. Sâvitrî and resurrection: The ideal of devoted wife, her forehead mark, satî, and human sacrifice in Epic-Purânic, Vedic, Harappan-Dravidian and Near Eastern  perspectives. Pp. 167-312 in: Asko Parpola and Sirpa Tenhunen (eds.), Changing  patterns of family and kinship in South Asia.  (Studia Orientalia 84.) Helsinki: The Finnish Oriental Society.

Parpola, Asko, and Sirpa Tenhunen (eds.), 1998.  Changing patterns of family and kinship in South  Asia. Proceedings of an international symposium on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of  India's independence held at the University of Helsinki 6 May 1998. (Studia Orientalia, 84.)  Helsinki: Finnish Oriental Society. ix, 314 pp., ill. Pb FIM 150. ISBN 951-9380-38-8, ISSN  0039-3282.

Parpola, Asko, 1996. [On the origin of the sacred number 108.] Letter to Siegfried Lienhard,  dated 7 February 1996, published on p. 526 in:
Lienhard, Siegfried, 1996. Lucky numbers in  ancient Indian literature. Pp. 523-536 in: Balbir, Nalini, et Georges-Jean Pinault avec la collaboration de Jean Fezas (éds.) Langue, style et structure dans le monde indien:  Centenaire de Louis Renou. Actes du Colloque international (Paris, 25-27 janvier 1996).  (Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études, Sciences historiques et philologiques, 334.) Paris: Honoré Champion.

Lönnrot, Elias, 1994. Kalevala: Pinlantin teciya kaviyam. Kalevala: The national epic of Finland, compiled by Elias Lönnrot, translated into Tamil by R. Sivalingam, edited with an introduction by Asko Parpola. Hong Kong: The Alternative Press. xxviii, 426, 16 pp.,with 6 b/w and 10 col. ill.

Parpola, Asko, 1994. Kalevala the national epic of Finland: An introduction. Pp. ix-xx in: Kalevala: Pinlantin teciya kaviyam. Kalevala: The national epic of Finland, compiled by Elias Lönnrot, translated into Tamil by R. Sivalingam, edited with an introduction by Asko Parpola. Hong Kong: The Alternative Press.

Parpola, Asko, 1994. 'Kalevala', Pinlantin teciya kaviyam: or arimukam. Pp. xxi-xxx in: Kalevala: Pinlantin teciya kaviyam. Kalevala: The national epic of Finland, compiled by Elias Lönnrot, translated into Tamil by R. Sivalingam, edited with an introduction by Asko Parpola. Hong Kong: The Alternative Press.

Untracht, Oppi & Marjatta Parpola & Asko Parpola, 1993. Metallin hohtoa: Etelä-Aasian käsityötä / Metal marvels: South Asian handworks. [Bilingual catalogue, in Finnish and English, of an exhibition in Porvoo Museum, Porvoo, 9 July - 12 September 1993, and in Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, 12 February - 30 April 1994.] Porvoo: Porvoon museo / Porvoo Museum. 4:o, 105 pp., with 52 col. and 193 b/w photographs and 1 map.

Untracht, Oppi & Marjatta Parpola & Asko Parpola, 1993. Skimrande metall: Hantverk från Sydasien / Metal marvels: South Asian handworks. [Bilingual catalogue, in Swedish and English, of an exhibition in Porvoo Museum, Porvoo, 9 July - 12 September 1993, and in Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, 12 February - 30 April 1994.] Borgå: Borgå museum / Porvoo Museum. 4:o, 105 pp., with 52 col. and 193 b/w photographs and 1 map.

Parpola, Asko, 1989. Witnessing a hog sacrifice to the Goddess in South Kanara. NIF Newsletter 1989 (4): 20-24. Turku: Nordic Institute of Folklore. 

Parpola, Asko & Bent Smidt Hansen (eds.), 1986. South Asian Religion and Society. (Studies on Asian Topics, 11.) London: Curzon Press & Riverdale, MD: Riverdale Company. 262 pp. 

Parpola, Asko (ed.), 1981. Proceedings of the Nordic South Asia Conference held in Helsinki, June 10-12, 1980. (Studia Orientalia, 50.) Helsinki: The Finnish Oriental Society. 310 pp. 

Parpola, Asko, 1981. Finland. Pp. 30-31 in: Sanskrit studies outside India 1979-1981. (International Association of Sanskrit Studies, Fifth World Sanskrit Conference, Varanasi, India: October 21-26, 1981.) Delhi: Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. 

Parpola, Asko, 1977-78. Dravidian V- versus Indo-Aryan hV-. Annals of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute 58-59 (Diamond Jubilee Volume): 243-259. Poona. 

Parpola, Asko, 1977. Sanskrit manava(ka)- '(Vedic) student, pupil, (Brahmin) boy' and the religious fast in ancient India. Studia Orientalia 47 (Festschrift Pentti Aalto): 151-163. Helsinki. 

Parpola, Asko, 1975-76 (1977). Sanskrit kala- 'time', Dravidian kal 'leg', and the mythical cow of the four yugas. Indologica Taurinensia 3-4: 361-378. Torino. 

Parpola, Asko, 1975 (1978). India's name in early foreign sources. Sri Venkateswara University Oriental Journal 18 (1-2): 9-19. Tirupati. 


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