Magha, Indian Poet
(7th or 8th century)

Shishupala loses his head

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Magha
  • Date: 7th or 8th century
  • Place: India
  • Language: Sanskrit
  • Who he was: Indian poet who wrote Shishupala Vadha (The Slaying of Shishupala), one of the (five or six) Mahakavya, in which a wicked king is beheaded by his cousin, the Lord Krishna

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