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Monuments of Morality: Unraveling the Legacy of the Ashokan Pillar

“Dhammaghosha is now replacing Bherighosha…” The significance of this statement found in Ashokan inscriptions is monumental. For the first time in world history, there was a King who understood the futility of war and instead considered looking after his subjects as the true aim of a KIng. Rightly known as “The Great”, this King was […]Read More

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Vishakhadatta: Unraveling the Enigma of an Ancient Sanskrit Playwright

Vishakhadatta, an illustrious figure in the tapestry of ancient Indian literature, remains shrouded in mystery, with only faint glimpses of his life found in the verses of his surviving works, Mudrārākṣasa and Devichandraguptam. Despite the scarcity of biographical details, scholars have attempted to place him in the chronicles of Indian history, sparking debates about his […]Read More

Ancient history Asian history

Decoding Bharavi’s Literary Heritage: Unveiling the Epic Odyssey of an

Bharavi, who thrived in the 6th century AD, was a Sanskrit poet renowned for creating the epic “Kiratarjuniya” (”Arjuna and the Mountain Man”). This classical Sanskrit epic falls under the category of mahakavya, or “great poem.” Marked by its elevated expression and intricate style, Bharavi’s poetry possibly left an imprint on the work of the […]Read More

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Unveiling Shudraka: Exploring the Legacy of Ancient Indian Playwright

Shudraka, an enigmatic figure in the realm of classical Sanskrit literature, occupies a distinctive place in the historical and literary landscape of ancient India. Believed to have lived during the early centuries of the Common Era, Shudraka is primarily known for his celebrated work, the “Mrichchhakatika,” which translates to “The Little Clay Cart.” This timeless […]Read More

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Unveiling the Literary Brilliance of Kalidasa: India’s Great Ancient Poet

The famed ancient Indian poet and dramatist Kalidasa, sometimes referred to as the, made significant contributions to traditional Sanskrit literature. His writings have permanently altered India’s literary and cultural environment, and because of their masterful craftsmanship and timeless subjects, they are still praised and studied today. This essay sheds insight into the unrivaled literary brilliance […]Read More