somadev

somadev (anumaanat: gyaarahaveen shataabdi) kathaasaritsaagar ke rachayita hain. ve Kashmir ke nivaasi the.

somadev ke jeevan ke baare mein kuchh bhi pata naheen hai. unke pita ka naam 'Ram' tha. sambhavat: 1063 aur 1081 ke madhya unhone raani sooryamati ke chittavinod ke liye unhone is mahaagranth ki rachana ki. sooryamati jaalandhar ki Rajkumari aur Kashmir ke raaja anantadev ki patni theen. kaha jaata hai ki bhayaanak raajanaitik ashaanti, raktapaat aur jatil paristhitiyon ke kaaran bishaadagrast hui raani ke maanasik svaasthya ke liye is granth ki rachana hui.

somadev shaiv braahman the. tathaapi bauddh dharm ke prati bhi unki agaadh shraddha thi. kathaasaritsaagar ke kisi-kisi katha mein isi kaaran bauddh prabhaav parilkshit hota hai.

inhein bhi dekhein

  • somadev suri

sandarbh

  • The Katha Sarit Sagara, or Ocean of the Streams of Story, Translated by C.H.Tawney, 1880