WRITING IN ANCIENT INDIA – EVIDENCES FROM ŚRAVYA KĀVYAS

          In Sanskrit the Śravya Kāvyas are divided into three Poetry type kāvyas (Padya) Prose type kāvyas (Gadya) and Mixture of the both called Campū These kāvyas too have so many references for writing in ancient India. Raghuvaṃśa Mahākāvya written by the great poet Kālidāsa refers the script as follows लिपेर्यथावद्ग्रहणेन वाङ्मयं नदीमुखेनेव समुद्रमाविशत्। liperyathāvadgrahaṇena…

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