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Hinduism - Who Is Kalhana? What Is The Rajatarangini?

 

Kalhana  (12th c.) - Rajatarangini ("River of Monarchs"), a lyrical history of Kashmir's kings, was written by a Kashmiri poet.

Kalhana's history of Kashmir and its political, social, and religious institutions is extraordinarily vivid and precise.

The sole flaw in the writing is that it pays little attention to the outer world.

Kalhana's focus on history is unique among Indian authors, and his chronicle is one of the few indigenous Indian histories.


 


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