The Definition of Brevity – Scriptures in a Single Sloka

This is the beauty of Sanskrit literature. There are instances of a story written in 25000 slokas and there are instances were the same story was told in one sloka. Below three are a single sloka recitations of Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagavata. I am not sure who wrote them, but the case is that all… Read More The Definition of Brevity – Scriptures in a Single Sloka

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Sri Krishna Deva Raya’s Southern Pilgrimage From Rayavachakam

After the Kalinga expedition, Sri Krishna Deva Raya went on a pilgrimage in the south – both to celebrate his victory and his marriage to Kalinga princess Jaganmohini. The only incongruity is the word Srimukha, denoting the year 1513, by which time, this wouldn’t have happened. But, going by the fact that the author Viswanatha… Read More Sri Krishna Deva Raya’s Southern Pilgrimage From Rayavachakam

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