About the Book
The Yadavabhyudaya is an epic poem of the renowned poet, logician saint philosopher Sri Vedanta Desika. Like the Raghuvamsa of Kalidasa which delineates the story of Rama of the race of the Raghus, this epic poem based on the tenth canto of the Bhagavata Purăņa. narrates the descent of the Lord in the Yadava clan. It recounts the sojourn on carth of Lord Krsna beginning from His descent to His happily reigning Dwaraka in the company of His sixteen thousand and odd consorts. A Mahakavya of very high standard, it conforms to the norms of a long poem as prescribed in the text books on poetics and aesthetics. The poem abounds in picturesque descriptions of nature in its various seasons as well as vibrant sketches of war. It also traverses through the length and breadth of India appreciating the various terrains
of the whole country, the unique characteristic features of the rulers and people of the place as also its flora ad fauna. The elegant and simple language rich in figures of speech and poetic sentiments is very captivating and would be enjoyed by one and all.