- Banabhatta: The great Sanskrit poet
- One renowned among them was Banabhatta the Sanskrit scholar. Banabhatta was born around the 7th century in a village in India. He was born in Prittikuta village, which was situated on the banks of Hiranyavahu.
- The use and abuse of Sanskrit
- In the seventh century, Banabhatta, in his celebrated Harshacharita, branded Pushyamitra Sunga, the Brahmin senapati of the Mauryas, as an anarya, because he treacherously murdered his master, the last Maurya ruler, Brihadratha. Here, anarya for ...
- Magha - The Seventh Century Poet
- Among many of our ancient noted Sanskrit poets the name of Magha also stands out prominently. He was a seventh century poet and hailed from Gujarat. He was born in then Shrimala Nagar, present Bhinmal of Rajasthan.
- How the past saw its past
- Banabhatta's Harsacharita, as a biography, was meant to support the legitimacy of a younger son to ascend the throne. The Ramacharita, the 12 century biography of Sandhyakaranandin, legitimised the succession of Ramapala, who quelled the rebellion of ...
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