- 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 ...
- House of bamboo
- The chronicles written about his times in his biography Harshacharita mentions Bhaskar sending the latter gifts — “baskets of variously coloured reeds”, “thick bamboo tubes” and indigenous birds “in bamboo cages”.
- Indulge In Attars, The Essence of the Elite
- Harshacharita, written in the seventh century AD, mentions the use of agarwood, also known as oud, and illustrates how the perfume industry in India thrived under the patronage of King Harshvardhan in his capital city Kannauj.
- Banabhatta: The great Sanskrit poet
- Bana's principal works include a biography of Harsha, “the Harshacharita” (Deeds of Harsha) and one of the world's earliest novels “Kadambari”. Bana died before completing the novel and it was completed by his son Bhushanbhatta. Both these works are ...
- Chanakya Arthashastra in English and Sanskrit
- A reference to the introduction of Shama Sastri's translation of the Arthashastra (pp. x and xi, 2nd ed.) shows parallel passages from Dandi.
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