Published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1974
Soft cover. Condition: Near New. Dust Jacket Condition: Near New. Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1974. Very Good+ flexible cloth covers/ Very Good clear plastic dust jacket; 8.5" tall; orange cloth; no markings of any kind; 39 pages. Original title, in Sanskrit: Matta-vilasa Prahasanam, composed by Mahendravarman I, a 7th century (c. 571-630 AD) king of the South Indian Pallava dynasty. Two Kapalis, a wandering Shaivite monk and his female companion, visit the great city of Kanchipuram where they lose their skull begging bowl and encounter a Buddhist monk and a mad dog. 0-88253-301-0.