Prapañcā


Prapañcā

▪ Indonesian author
also spelled  Prapañcha  
flourished 14th century

      Indonesian court poet and historian who was born to a family of Buddhist scholars. He was most famous as the author of the Nāgarakṛtāgama, a long descriptive poem written in 1365, detailing life in the kingdom of Java during the early reign of Hayam Wuruk, who ruled under the name of Rājasanagara from 1350 to 1389.

      The poem, originally called the Deśa warnaṇa (“Description of the Country”), was found in manuscript form on the island of Lombok in 1894. It is an invaluable source for the legendary, historical, cultural, political, religious, and social aspects of the old Hindu-Javanese Majapahit empire.

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