Showing posts with label Kashmiri poet. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kashmiri poet. Show all posts

Hinduism - What Is The Rajatarangini?

 

"River of Kings" is # Rajatarangini.

Kalhana, a Kashmiri poet, wrote a historical chronicle of the rulers of Kashmir in poetry.

The Rajatarangini is an extraordinarily detailed and accurate history of Kashmir and its political, social, and religious institutions; the text's sole flaw is that it ignores the outside world.

The Rajatarangini is one of the few indigenous Indian histories, and Kalhana's historical focus is rare for Indian authors.


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