Comprehensive information about Rajasekhara including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Rajashekhara (Sanskrit : , Rajasekhara ) was an eminent Sanskrit poet, dramatist and critic. He was court poet of the Gurjara Pratiharas. He wrote Kavyamimamsa between 880 and 920 CE. The work is essentially a practical guide for poets that explains the elements and composition of a good poem. The fame of Rajashekhara rests firmly on his play Karpuramanjari, written in Sauraseni Prakrit. Rajashekhara wrote the play to please his wife, Avantisundari, a woman of taste and accomplishment. He is perhaps the only ancient Indian poet to acknowledge a woman for her contributions to his literary career. This educational Rajasekhara resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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