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Bana is among the three most important prose writers in classical Sanskrit, all of whom lived in the late sixth and early seventh centuries AD. It is clear, from his writings, that his mind was amazingly modern, humane and sensitive, especially for the seventh-century India in which he lived. Bana had a healthy irreverence towards many of the established orthodoxies of his ...more
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Published March 15th 2010 by Penguin Books India
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If you are interested in Indian Classics, this is one of the finest work of ancient Indian authors, naturally in Sanskrit, a historical Indo-Aryan language and the primary liturgical language of Hinduism and Buddhism.

Baṇabhaṭṭa, also known as Baṇa, was a Sanskrit scholar of 7th century India. He was the "Asthana Kavi" --"Court Poet"-- in the court of King Harshavardhana, who reigned in the years c. 606-647 CE in north India. Bāna's works include a biography of Harsha, "Harsha Charita", and "Kāda
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