Write about Kunthala Satakarni

Write about Kunthala Satakarni

Kunthala Satakarni is a Satavahana dynasty king ruled between 52B.C. – 44 B.C. Famous author Vastayana was the court poet of Kuntala Shatakarni. Vatsayana authored ‘Nyaya Bhashyam’ and ‘KaamaSutra’. Panchagunnala Aadi Narayana Shastry translated ‘KamaSuthra’ into Telugu. This book is also a good source to know the social conditions of Satavahana dynasty.

Karthari copulating style was reason for Kunthala Shatakarni’s wife Malayavathi’s death.

Malayavathi suggested Kunthala Satakarni to replace Prakrit with Sankrit, as State language.

Sharva Varma, Gunadya and Somadeva Suri also patronized by Kunthala Satakarni.

Sharva Varma authored ‘Kathanthrya Vyakarana’ in Paishachi Prakrit language. Gunadya authored Brihathkatha. Somadeva Suri was the author of ‘Katha Saritsaagara’. Kathaa Saritsaagaram also gives details about dispute between Gunadya and Sharva Varma.

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