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Bhavabhuti

(c. 700)


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(c.700 ce)

An outstanding Sanskrit poet and dramatist, three of whose works survive: Mālatīmādhava, Mahāviracarita, and Uttararāmacarita, the latter two based on parts of the Rāmāyaṇa. Uttararāmacarita (‘Rāma's Last Act') is generally acknowledged as one of the greatest works of Sanskrit literature.

Subjects: Theatre — Hinduism.


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