Bhartrihari was a famous Sanskrit Author in Ancient India. His is considered to be a great literary figure of his age. He is said to have renounced the world to lead a saintly life after passing through the painful experiences of life. He was at once a philosopher, grammarian and poet.
He was the author of
Satakatraya ( Thre Satakas)
The Three Satakas, famous for their lyrical composition. His themes were on policy, love, and renunciation. They contained valuable instructions, presented in an appealing style. To some, he might have belonged to a little later time.
Vakyapadiya is the grammer work in Sanskrit Language.