A Treatise on 釹鍀draka's M魊cchaka騮ika
Pilgrims Books, 1999 - 211 pages
This book gives a detailed critical introduction to Mrcchakatika, a popular and widely translated Sanskrit play. Mrcchakatika is based on the elegant love story of Carudatta and Vasantasena with other subplots the romantic episode of Sarvilaka and Madanika. In addition, a political revolution against a tyrant ruler. The characters, so living, real and lovable, represents manifold strata of Indian society right from kings to thieves.
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Mrcchakatika is a prakarana 125
The author and his date 2638
The plot and the acts 3974
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act VIII Apabhramsa Aryaka asks Maitreya Asvaghosa bandhula becomes Bharata Bhasa Bhavabhuti bhavati bhiksu brahmin Buddhist Candanaka Carudatta and Vasantasena Carudatta's house casket caste cdndalas century A.D. ceta character cloak commit contemporary society court courtesan Darduraka death Dhuta Dhutadevi dialect favour gambler gambling ganika heart hero heroine Hindu house of Carudatta Ibid judge Kalidasa Karnapuraka Kathasaritsagara khalu killed king Palaka Kusavati Madanika Magadhi Maharastri Maitreya mama Mathura mentioned merchant monk mother Mrcchakatika murder nayaka necklace NLRK noble Carudatta NS PSS Pancatantra Pataliputra person poet poetry poor poverty Pracya prakarana Prakrit Puspakarandaka garden references rendering Rohasena rupakas Sakara Sakuntala Samsthanaka Samvahaka sandhis Sanskrit dramas Sarvilaka Sauraseni says scene servant Simuka speaks Sthavaraka sub-dialects sub-plot Sudraka sutradhara takes tvam Ujjayini Vardhamanaka Vedas Vedic verse Vidusaka Viraka Visvanatha vita vrtti wealth wife words worship yatha Yudhisthira