Ramayanacampu, aka: Rāmāyaṇacampū, Ramayana-campu; 2 Definition(s)

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Alternative spellings of this word include Ramayanachampu.

In Hinduism

Katha (narrative stories)

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Rāmāyaṇacampū (रामायणचम्पू), ascribed to Bhoja is a popular work in the Sanskrit literature. It embraces the story of Rāmāyaṇa and the composition with the blended melody of prose and verse in it has the charm of royalty in it. It extends upto Kiṣkindhā-kāṇḍa of the epic story. It was left incomplete, unless the rest of it has been lost. The story of Yuddha-kāṇḍa was made up by Lakṣmaṇa Bhaṭṭa later on, he was the son of Gaṅgādhara and Gaṅgāmbikā. Some manuscripts give the seventh or Uttarakāṇḍa by Veṅkaṭarāja.

Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha
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Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Rāmāyaṇacampū (रामायणचम्पू) or “Rāmāyaṇa Campū” is a Sanskrit work in the campū style written by Bhoja. The tale relates the story of Rāmāyaṇa.

Campū is a form of Sanskrit literature similair to the epic (kathā) and dramatic (kāvya) style. It contains both prose romance as well as sections in verse.

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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