Samvaraka, aka: Saṃvaraka; 1 Definition(s)


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Katha (narrative stories)

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Saṃvaraka (संवरक) is the name of a ploughmen living near the river Tāpī, according to the Udayasundarīkathā. He was born to Gopati, a householder from the village Dhānyasāra. His story is told in Ucchvāsa II when a gardener named Vasantaśīla runs into him after chasing the parrot Citraśikha from Nandāvaṭa.

The Udayasundarīkathā is a Sanskrit epic tale written by Soḍḍhala in the early 11th century, revolving around the Nāga princess Udayasundarī and Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna).

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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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