Venimati, aka: Venīmatī; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Katha (narrative stories)

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Venīmatī (वेनीमती) is the wife of Ratnamauli, a faithful commander of Śikhaṇḍatilaka (king of Indīvara), according to the sixth Ucchvāsa of the Udayasundarīkathā. Their daughter is Tārāvalī, who became a close friend of Udayasundarī. Tārāvalī tells their story to king Malayavāhana while staying in the hermitage of Viśvabhūti.

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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