bruhatkatha

bruhatkatha gunaadhya dvaara paishaachi bhaasha mein rachit kaavya hai. 'vruhatkatha' ka shaabdik arth hai - 'lambi katha'. ismein ek lakh shlok hain. ismein paandavavansh ke vatsaraaj ke putr naravaahanadatt ka charit (katha) varnit hai. iska mool roop praapt naheen hota kintu yeh kathaasaritsaagar, bruhatkathaamanjari tatha bruhatkathaashlokasangrah: aadi sanskrut granthon mein roopaantarit roop mein vidyamaan hai. panchatantr, hitopadesh, vetaalapanchavinshati aadi kathaaeain sambhavat: isi se li gayi hain.

parichay

mool bruhatkatha vararuchi ne kaanabhooti se kahi aur kaanabhooti ne gunaadhya se. isse vyakti hota hai ki yeh katha vararuchi ke mastishk ka aavishkaar hai, jo sanbhavat: usane sankshipt roop se sanskruti mein kahi thi; kyonki udayan ki katha usaki janmabhoomi mein kivdantiyon ke roop mein prachalit rahi hogi. usi mool upaakhyaan ko kramash: kaanabhooti aur gunaadhaya ne praakrut paishaachi bhaashaaon mein vistaavoorvak likha. mahaakavi kshemendr ne use bruhatkatha-manjari naam se, sankshipt roop se, sanskrut mein likha. fir kaashmeeraraaj anantadev ke raajya-kaal mein katha-saritsaagar ki rachana hui. is upaakhyaan ko bhaarateeyon ne bahut aadar diya aur vatsaraaj udayan kai naatakon aur upaakhyaanon mein naayak banaae gaye. svapn-vaasavadatta, pratijnyaaayaugandharaayan aur ratnaavali mein inheen ka varnan hai. harshacharit mein likha hai—naagavanavihaarasheelan ch maaya matangaangaannirgata mahaasenasainika vatsapatin nyayashinshu:. meghadoot ne bhee– praapyaavanteenudayanakathaakovidgraamavruddhaan aur pradyotasya priyduhitran vats-raajotr jahe ityaadi hai. isse is katha ki sarvalokapriyta samajhi ja sakti hai.

vararuchi ne is upaakhyaana—aamaala ko sambhavat: 350 E. poorv likha hoga. fir bhi saatavaahan naamak Andhra-narapati ke raajapandit gunaadhaya ne ise bruhatkatha naam se isa ki pehli shataabdi mein likha. is katha ka naayak naravaahanadatt isi udayan ka putr tha.

inhein bhi dekhein

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