Bhojavarman, Bhoja-varman: 1 definition



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Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Bhojavarman (r. c. 1285-1288 CE) was a king of the Chandela dynasty of central India. He ruled in the Jejakabhukti region (Bundelkhand in present-day Madhya Pradesh). Bhojavarman succeeded Viravarman, whose last inscription is dated 1342 VS (1285-86 CE). Bhojavarman retained control of the important Chandela cities including Ajaigarh, Kalinjar and Khajuraho. He was succeeded by Hammiravarman after a short reign.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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