Chatrashala, Chatraśāla: 1 definition



Chatrashala means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Chatraśāla can be transliterated into English as Chatrasala or Chatrashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhatrashala.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Chatraśāla (छत्रशाल) is the name of the great-grandfather of Hindupati: king of the Bundela who patronised Durgādatta (19th century): author of eight works in Sanskrit, among which Vṛttamuktāvalī is the only work on prosody. Durgādatta introduces his patron Hindūpati, a king of the Bundela tribe, presently Bundelkhand of Uttar Pradesh of modern India in his work. Durgādatta mentions Hindupati’s predecessors as Sabhāsiṃha, Hṛdayasāha and Chatraśāla up to Campatirāya. Chatraśāla, who ruled over Bundelkhanda, was born in 4th May 1649 and died in 20th December 1731.

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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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