Vasudevavijaya of Vasudeva (Study)

by Sajitha. A | 2018 | 50,171 words

This page relates ‘Nakshatravrittavali of Vayaskara Aryan Narayanan Musat’ of the study on the Vasudevavijaya of Vasudeva from the 11th century A.D. The Vasudevavijayam is an educational poem belonging to the Shastra-Kavya category of technical Sanskrit literature. The Vasudevavijayam depicts in 657 verses the story of Lord Krishna while also elucidates the grammatical rules of the Ashtadhyayi of Panini (teaching the science of grammar). The subject-content of the poem was taken from the tenth Skandha of the Bhagavatapurana.

Nakṣatravṛttāvalī of Vayaskara Āryan Nārāyaṇan Mūsat

[Full title: Other Śāstrakāvyas (2): Nakṣatravṛttāvalī of Vayaskara Āryan Nārāyaṇan Mūsat]

Nakṣatravṛttāvalī of Āryan Nārāyaṇan Mūsat of Vayaskara (1842-1902) is a Śāstrakāvya illustrating the most common metres. The theme of the poem is a simultaneous appraisal of Viśākham Tirunāḷ Mahārāja of Travancore and the Moon by cleverly fusing śleṣa. Each verse of the poem contains the name of a star and also the name of the metre it illustrates.[1]

Footnotes and references:

[1]:

vide Kerala Sāhitya caritram (Ullur), vol.IV.p.572; Keralīya saṃskṛta sāhitya caritram (Vadakkumkur), vol.IV,pp.612-614

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