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Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam literature
Eight Telugu literary luminaries, popularly known as ashtadiggajas adorned his court. Among them, Allasani Peddana, the author of Manucharitram, was the greatest. He was known as Andhra kavitapitamaha.
Andhra Pradesh completes one year: Past, present and future
He had in his court the Ashtadiggajas (literally means eight elephants) who were the greatest of poets of the times. Original verse compositions and stories were written with a new zeal. Of those eight, Allasani Peddana (1510-1575AD) is known as Andhra ...
Not for scholars alone
One such sahitya roopakam that has gained popularity over last five decades is Bhuvana Vijayam; about the legendary court of mediaeval Emperor Srikrishna Devaraya, where Ashtadiggajas, eight greats scholars in the realm of Telugu letters, stood tall.
Remembering the Raya
The 500th coronation celebrations of Vijayanagara emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya was marked by cultural programmes at his third capital of Chandragiri near Tirupati last week. The eight poets in Raya's court are collectively called Ashtadiggajas.
Rhythms of time
A significant change that took place from the Sangita Ratnakara period was the move from shifting tonic and fixed svara interval system of music to that of a fixed tonic and variable svara interval system.

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