Marathi – is Indo-Aryan language that is used in western and central India. This is the official language of Maharashtra and one of the 22 official languages of India. All in all, the world is spoken by 90 million people, and by the number of carriers Marathi takes the 15th place among the world’s languages. Like all Prakrit, Marathi ancestor – Prakrit Maharashtra – is derived from Sanskrit.
He was in daily use up to 875, and was the official language of the empire Satavahana. Judging by the historical monuments, Marathi was formed by the 8th century BC, and the oldest document dates back to 800 year.
Marathi literature has been developed thanks to the rise to power of the dynasty Yadava in which the Marathi became the language of the court, as well as the appearance of two religious sects – Mahanubhava and Markari – which was used Marathi to preaching their doctrines. The first book in prose form in Marathi – “Vivekasindhu” – was written by yogi and poet Nath Panh. One of the famous saints of this period is Sant Dnyaneshwar (1275–1296) who wrote Bhavarthadeepika, popularly known as Dnyaneshwari (1290), and Amritanubhava. He also composed devotional songs called abhangas. Dnyaneshwar gave a higher status to Marathi by bringing the sacred Bhagavad Gita from Sanskrit to Marathi.
Kādambari is a romantic novel in Sanskrit that was substantially composed by Bāṇabhaṭṭa and was completed by Banabhatta’s son Bhushanabhatta in the first half of the 7th century A.D. From the link below you can download CHAVA MARATHI KADAMBARI PDF.