List of Ancient Indian Writers and Their Works

Ancient Indian Writers and Their Works
Buddhist Text in Pali
There are many ancient Indian writers who contributed to Indian literature, comprising of poetry, drama, religious writing, philosophical writings, writings on mathematics, and other topics. Despite their core subject matter, these books also shed light on the workings of ancient India, and these books by ancient Indian writers can be regarded as one of the literary resources of ancient India.

AuthorWork/s
Abhinavagupta Tantraloka
Adi Shankara Vivekachudamani
Agattiyar Agattiyam
Aksapada Gautama Nyaya Sutras
Amara Sinha Amarakosha
Andal Tiruppavai
Anandavardhana Dhvanyaloka
AryabhataAryabhatiya, Arya Siddhanta
Asvaghosa Buddhacarita
Avvaiyar Purananuru
Badarayana Brahma Sutras
Banabhatta Harshacharita, Kadambari
BaudhayanaShulba Sutras, Shrauta Sutra, Dharmasutra
Bharata Muni Natya Shastra
Bharavi Kiratarjuniya
Bhartrhari Vakyapadiya, Satakatraya
Bhasa Pancharatra, Harivamsa
Bilhana Vikramadevacharita
Chanakya (or Vishnugupta/Kautilya) Arthashastra, Neetishastra
CharakaCharaka Samhita
Dandin Dasakumaracarita, Kavyadarsha
Dhanayala Bhavisayatta Kaha
Gunadhya Bṛhat-Katha
HalaGaha Sattasai
Harshavardhana Ratnavali, Nagananda, Priyadarsika
Ilango Adigal Silappatikaram
Jaimini Purva Mimamsa Sutras, Jaimini Bharata, Jaimini Sutras
Jayadeva Gita Govinda
Kalhana Rajatarangini
Kalidasa Abhijñānasakuntalam, Kumārasambhava, Meghaduta, Malavikagnimitram, Raghuvamsa, Ritusamhara
Kambar (or Kamban) Erezhupathu,  Kambaramayanam, Kangai Puranam, Silaiezhupathu, Sarasvati Anthati
KatyanaVarttika
Kshemendra Brihat Katha Manjari, Ramayana Manjari
Kundakunda Samayasara, Niyamasara, Pancastikayasara, Pravacanasara
Kuntaka Vakroktijivita
Lagadha Vedanga Jyotisha
MadhavNidana
Matanga Muni Brihaddeshi
Nagarjuna Moolamadhyamakakarika, Soonyatasaptati, Bodhicittavivaraṇa, Bodhisambhara
Nandikeshvara Abhinaya Darpana, Bharatarnava
PananiAshthadyayi
ParasharaBrihat Parasara Horasastra
PatanjaliMahabhasya, Yoga Sutras
PingalaChandahsastra
SushrutaSushruta Samhita
Somadeva Kathasaritsagara
Sudraka Mricchakatika
Thiruvalluvar Thirukkural
Tirutakkatevar Civaka Cintamani
VagbhataAshtanga Sangraha
Valmiki Ramayana, Yoga Vasistha, Adbhut Ramayana
Vatsyayana Nyaya Sutra Bhashya, Kama Sutra
Vishakhadatta Mudrarakshasa, Devichandraguptam
Vishnu Sharma Panchatantra
Vyasa Mahabharata
YaksaNirukta