Sarasvateya, aka: Sārasvateya; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Sārasvateya (सारस्वतेय) is the name of an important person (viz., an Ācārya or Kavi) mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—The Kāvya-puruṣa, son of Sarasvatī. There is also a reference to this legend in Bāṇabhaṭṭa’s Harṣacarita and Vāyupurāṇa.

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
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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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