Bhojadeva, Bhoja-deva: 7 definitions


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Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

1) Bhojadeva I or simply Bhoja I is the son of Mārasiṃha: a king from the Śilāhāra dynasty mentioned in the “Tālale plates of Gaṇḍarāditya ”. Accordingly, “The younger borther of Gūvaladeva II was Bhojadeva (I), the source of all blessed things, an ornament to the rulers of the world, whose long arm gave refuge to the wives of eminent warriors, and who was a thunderbolt to the mountains that were the heads of fierce foes”.

2) Bhojadeva II is mentioned as the son of king Vijaya (i.e. Vijayāditya), according to the “Kolhāpur stone inscriptions of Bhoja II”. Accordingly, “Victorious is king Bhojadeva (II), the son of Vijaya (i.e. Vijayāditya), the sun that dispels the frost in the form of his enemies... ”

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[«previous next»] — Bhojadeva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhojadeva (भोजदेव).—king Bhoja; धन्यः श्रीभोजराजस्त्रिभुवनविजयी (dhanyaḥ śrībhojarājastribhuvanavijayī) Udb; see (1) above.

Derivable forms: bhojadevaḥ (भोजदेवः).

Bhojadeva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhoja and deva (देव). See also (synonyms): bhojarāja.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhojadeva (भोजदेव).—[masculine] [Name] of a king.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Bhojadeva (भोजदेव) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—or bhoja son of Sindhula, king of Dhārā. He is mentioned by Daśabala Oxf. 328^a, by Śūlapāṇi in Prāyaścittaviveka Oxf. 283^a, by Allāḍanātha W. p. 332, by Raghunandana. Compare Dhāreśvara. As a medical writer he is quoted in the Bhāvaprakāśa Oxf. 311^b, in Mādhava’s Rugviniścaya Oxf. 314^b, as an astronomer by Keśvārka Oxf. 336^b. As a grammarian and lexicographer he is noticed by Kṣīrasvāmin, Sāyaṇa, and Mahīpa Oxf. 352^a. He is praised by the poets Chittapa, Deveśvara, Vināyaka, Śaṅkara, Sarasvatīkuṭumbaduhitṛ. Verses are attributed to him in Śp. p. 67. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa] It is almost superfluous to add that not one of the following works were actually written by himself, but belong to authors who either lived during his reign, or some time after: Ādityapratāpasiddhānta jy. Āyurvedasarvasva med. Campūrāmāyaṇa. Cāṇakyanīti (?). Bp. 262. Cārucaryā [dharma] Tattvaprakāśa, śaiva. Nāmamālikā lex. Yuktikalpataru. Rājamārtaṇḍa Yogasūtravṛtti.
—vedānta (?). K. 128
—jy. Rājamṛgāṅka jy. and med. Vidyāvinoda, kāvya. Vidvajjanavallabha Praśnajñāna jy. Viśrāntavidyāvinoda med. Vyavahārasamuccaya [dharma] Śabdānuśāsana. Śālihotra. Śivatattvaratnakalikā. Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra archit. Sarasvatīkaṇṭhābharaṇa alaṃk. Siddhāntasaṃgraha, śaiva. Subhāṣitaprabandha.

Bhojadeva has the following synonyms: Bhojarāja.

2) Bhojadeva (भोजदेव):—son of Bhāramalla, king of Kacha: Dharmapradīpa.

3) Bhojadeva (भोजदेव):—king of Dhārā: Praśnacintāmaṇi Vidvajjanavallabha. Bhojarājavārttika. Quoted by Vācaspatimiśra in Tattvakaumudī.

Bhojadeva has the following synonyms: Bhojarāja.

4) Bhojadeva (भोजदेव):—Siddhāntasārapaddhati [tantric]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhojadeva (भोजदेव):—[=bhoja-deva] [from bhoja > bhoga] m. Name of a celebrated king of Dhārā (who was a great patron of learning at the beginning of the 11th century, and is the reputed author of sub voce works., [especially] of a [commentator or commentary] on the Yoga-sūtras cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 92 n. 2; 532 etc.]), [Manu-smṛti; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti; Gīta-govinda] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] of a king of Kaccha, [Catalogue(s)]

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