Soddhala, Soḍḍhala: 1 definition


Soddhala 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: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha

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.

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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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