Sanskrit poets: 1 definition

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Sanskrit poets means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: Bhismacaritam a critical study

Sanskrit poets.—The creative genius in Sanskrit has always shown a predilection for the poetic form or padyarūpa of kāvya. The experiments of Sanskrit poets gave rise to the various forms of poetry such as muktaka, śataka, khaṇdakāvya and mahākāvya.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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