1. Kalidasa – He wrote Abhijnashakuntalam, one of the best hundred literary works in the world and also the earliest Indian work to be translated to European languages. 2. Amarasimha – His work Amarakosha is a vocabulary of Sanskrit roots, homonyms and synonyms. It has three parts containing around ten thousand words and is also known as Trikanda. 3. Varahamihira – He wrote three important books- # He composed Pancha Siddhantika, the five astronomical systems. # His work Brihadsamhita is a great work in the Sanskrit language. It deals with a variety of subjects like astronomy, astrology, geography, architecture, weather, animals, marriage and omens. # His Brihat Jataka is considered to be a standard work on astrology. 4. Dhanvantri – He is considered to be the father of Ayurveda. 5. Ghatakarapara – An expert in sculpture and architecture. 6. Shanku – An architect who wrote the Shilpa Shastra. 7. Kahapanaka – An astrologer who wrote Jyotishya Shastra. 8. Vararuchi – Author of Prakrit Prakasha, the first grammar of the Prakrit language. 9. Vetala Bhatta – Author of Mantrashastra and was a magician.