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Abhilashitarthachintamani A twelfth century encyclopedia written by Western Chalukya king Someshwara
Arthashastra A volume on principles of economics and administration written by Chanakya, a brahmin in the court of Chandragupta Maurya
Brihatkathamanjari 11th Century poem written by Kashmiri poet Kshemendra
Chaurapanchasika 11th century poem of fifty verses written by Billana
Dutavakya A monologue play written by Bhasa on Krishna's ambassadorial role, written about the 2nd-1st Century B.C.
Gita-Govinda A poem on the love of Krishna and Radha by Jayadeva written in 12th century
Gurmukhi (a.k.a Gurumukhi) Literally meaning "Mouth of Guru", it is the name of the language in which the holy texts of Sikhism are written.
Jnaneshwari A commentory on the Bhagawad-Gita written by Saint Poet Jnaneshwar in the 13th century.
Kamasutra The book of erotics written by sage Vatsyayana
Kavyamimamsa An important work on poetics by Mammata written 1108 A.D.
Mahabharat The epic story of Hindus featuring the Pandavas, the Kauravas, Krishna and the war of Kurukshetra, written by sage-poet Vyasa.
Mrichchkatika A drama 'Toy Cart' by Sudraka written around the start of the Christian era
Natyashastra Ancient treatise on acting and dancing written by sage Bharata Muni.
Ratnavali A drama by king Harsha written in the 7th Century
Sulva Sutra A treatise on geometry and irrational number theory written by Baudhayana (circa 800 B.C.)
Tukaram (1602-1650 A.D.) Hindu saint and poet; devotional songs written by him are popular to this day
Yajnavalkya A great Hindu scholar and sage (Brahmarshi), said to have written the Shukla Yajurveda

 

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