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Govardhanabhatta, aka: Govardhanabhaṭṭa, Govardhana-bhatta; 1 Definition(s)


Govardhanabhatta 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.

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1) Govardhanabhaṭṭa (fl. 1049 AD), the father of Nārāyaṇabhaṭṭa, is mentioned in the “Ṭhāṇā plates of Mummuṇirāja”. Accordingly, the son of Govardhanabhaṭṭa is mentioned amongst fourteen Brāhmaṇas living together, hailing from Karahāṭaka (Karahāṭa), as receiving a gift of several villages. He is associated with the Gārgya gotra (clan)

2) Govardhanabhaṭṭa Upādhyāya (fl. 1150 A.D.) is the name of a person mentioned in the “Agāṣī stone inscription of Haripāladeva”. Accordingly, “... to Brahmadevabhaṭṭa Upāddhyāya, the son of Divākarabhaṭṭa Upādhyāya, who is (himself ) the son of the illustrious Govardhanabhaṭṭa Upādhyāya, piously with the pouring out of water, on the great auspicious occasion of the Uttarāyaṇa-saṅkranti”.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dharma, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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