Written by Jayadeva in the twelfth century, the Gitagovinda tells of the love between the shepherd girl Rada and Hindu god Krishna. Text in English and German.
About the Author
Caroline Widmer has been a curator of miniature paintings from India and Pakistan at Museum Rietberg, Switzerland, since 2017. After obtaining her PhD in religious studies (majoring in Indology) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, she became a post-doc scholarship holder and devoted herself to researching Indian painting.