The parrot, which can learn the human language, represents the masculine in poetry, the Sarika bird the feminine. Sarika and Shuka are birds of love.
The sarika bird, which can learn the human language, represents the feminine in poetry, the parrot (Shuka) the masculine. Sarika and Shuka are birds of love.
It was Saravana Bhatta by whom king Bhoja found the throne of king Vikramaditya.
King Bhoja found the throne of king Vikramaditya.
Samudragupta was looking for a teacher who knew more than he did. He met a ghost who was able to do so within six months. However, he is not allowed to eat or sleep during these six months. When the time was up he fell into a deep sleep and was saved by Alangaravalli. For this she demanded that he marry her. Samudragupta refused and she complained to the king. The king ordered that he had to marry Alangaravalli, his daughter, the daughter of his minister and the daughter of his priest.
The king made Samudragupta king. Thereafter, Bhartrihari reigned. He gave the kingdom to Vikramaditya and made Bhatti minister.
Nine (nava) gems (ratna) at king Vikramaditya’s court, mentioned in Kalidasa’s Jyotirvidabharana.