Dhāvaka

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dhavaka, DhAvaka, Dhaavaka


  1. chaser; runner
  2. fast; swift; flowing
  3. the poet of King Harşavardhana of Kānyakubja (Kanauj), who is said to have had composed the drama Ratnāvali for the emperor.