Unsung royal poets of Sanskrit from Saduktikarṇāmṛta
Generally kings are known, who those rule. There were rigorous trainings of princes who would become king in future. These descriptions are found in Manusmṛti and Arthaśāstra. Generally a kṣatriya entitled to become a king who has received the knowledge and performed the all rituals of Vedas. It is said that a king will have many good qualities. Sometimes there are instances that some kings’ name who ruled their kingdom and they are associated with several cultural works like singing, dancing, writing books etc. for example, Samudragupta was a musician, he can play musical instrument. There was famous Bhoja, who wrote Śṛṅgārprakāśa and Sarsvatīkaṇṭhābharaṇam. This paper would focus on royal poets as mentioned in Saduktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdhara Dāsa in 1205 A.D.