Dhvanyāloka is one of the most respected texts in the field of Sāhityaśāstra (Sanskrit Poetics). Here, Ānandavardhana expounds the theory of “Dhvani” as the key to all rasānubhava, and establishes Dhvani as the ātmā of kāvya. Dhvanyāloka comprises of 4 uddyotas.
Dhvanyāloka is prescribed for study in almost all post-graduate courses of sāhityaśāstra, including the ācārya exams of RSVP Tirupati and MSP.
These lectures in English by Smt. Visalakshi Sankaran, are bound to be extremely useful for students taking up examinations of Dhvanyaloka.
Note: These ongoing lectures are recorded from live classes, and will be uploaded as and when they are made available by the teacher.