Bāṇabhaṭṭa, also known as Bāṇa, was a Sanskrit scholar of 7th century India. Sanskrit (sa संस्कृता वाक् saṃskṛtā vāk, for short sa संस्कृतम् saṃskṛtam) is a historical The 7th century is the period from 601 to 700 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian / Common Era. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country He was the "Asthana Kavi" --"Court Poet"-- in the court of King Harshavardhana, who reigned in the years c. Harsha or Harshavardhana (हर्षवर्धन or "Harsha vardhan" ( 590 &ndash 647) was an Indian emperor who ruled Northern India 606-647 CE in north India. Bāna's works include a biography of Harsha, Harsha Charita, and one of the world's earliest novels, Kādambari. A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story ("Kādambari" is the name of the heroine of the novel, "Kādambari". )
Bāna was born in the village of Preetikoot in a Maga Brahmin family of Vātsyāyana clan. Sakaldwipiya Brahmins or Bhojaka Brahmins, is a class of Hindu priests and Ayurveda teachers ( Acharyas ' with concentrations in Western- Mallanaga Vātsyāyana is the name of an Indian philosopher in the Vedic tradition who lived some time in the Gupta period ( 4th to 6th Chitrabhānu and Rājdevi were the names of his father and mother, respectively. Chitrabhānu expired when Bana was 14, Rājdevi having expired even earlier.
There is a well-known, interesting statement in Sanskrit, involving a play on words: Kādambari rasajnānām āhāropi na rochate. It can be read to mean "While savoring (the contents of) 'Kādambari', readers do not find interest in (eating) food", or "Oh, Kādambari, while savoring liquor, people do not find interest in (eating) food".