Soddhala, aka: Soḍḍhala; 1 Definition(s)

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Katha (narrative stories)

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Soḍḍhala (सोड्ढल).—He traces his descent from Śilāditya’s brother Kalāditya whom he praises as an incarnation of a gaṇa, called Kāyastha a follower of God Śiva. By describing Kalāditya as being born in the Kṣatriya caste he takes pride in his own descent as a Kṣatriya.

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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