Kṣemendra, the eleventh century Kashmiri poet : a study of by Chakraborty, Uma; Kṣemendra, active 11th century

By Chakraborty, Uma; Kṣemendra, active 11th century

Up to now Ksemendra, the throretician who propounded a brand new rhetorical inspiration viz aucitya, has absolutely attracted the curiosity of students even more than Ksemendra the poet. the current discourse, notwithstanding concentrates totally on Ksemendra, the 11th century poet of Kashmir. The publication is split into seven Chapters. they're Ch.l The Brhatakathamanjari Ch.2 The Ramayanamanjari; Ch.3 the Bharatamanjari; Ch.4 Satires Ch.5 The Didactic Poems; Ch.6 The Bodhisattvavadanakalpalata and Ch.7 The Dasavatara-Carita. The booklet additionally includes an creation and end.

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Op. cit. lamb 8-I-65-6Y. {ijiserable condition of the shipwrecked merchants, tatastat;liti siitopatrufitase~avandlzanai[l 1 abhajyata pravaha~zam va~zijiil]l hrdayaib saha 2 11 His language always works in harmony with the subjectmatter, sound matching the sense. We are quoting here the verses describing the fight between Naravahanadatta and his enemy the Vidyiidhara Manasavega who was killed by the former, tatab samiiyayau viro gourimu~tt;la(z kruaha jvalan sirii manasavegena senasvavratinii vara(z 11 tatra yuddlzamabhudglzoraff).

Sugriva told Rama that after the rainy season was over, he would send his soldiers to each and every corner of the earth in search of Sita. Sugriva fully engrossed in the enjoyment of life, forgot his promise though the rainy season was already over. a reminded him of his duty. The apologetic Sugriva sent messengers to different directions with instruction that they should return within a month. All the groups except the one led by Tiira's son Angada and Haniimat. drew a blank. This group reached the sea-beach and planned to commit suicide as they were afraid to face their master's anger after the due date with a negative report.

Citrailgada and Vicitryavirya were the two sons of Santanu by Satyavati. Citraligada who inherited the paternal throne was killed in a fight by the gandharva king whose name was also Citriitigada. Vicitravirya became the king. Bhi$ma arranged his marriage ceremony with Amba and Ambalika the princesses of Kasi. But, unfortunately, Vicitravirya met with a premature death. Satyavati apprehended the loss of lineage and she agreed to Bhi~ma's suggestion and asked him to call her son Kr~Qa Dvaipayana whom she got during her maidenhood from the sage Parasara.

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