Indraraja, Indrarāja: 4 definitions
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India history and geographySource: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
Indrarāja (?) (इन्द्रराज) of the Śilāra (i.e., Śilāhāra) line of kings is mentioned in the Paṭṭaṇakuḍi plates of Avasara II.—“After Avasara was born from him son Indrarāja, who, like Indra, was rich in valour and meritorious with all his good qualities. Thereafter was born his son known in the world by the name of Bhīma, who was possessed of political wisdom and was most liberal and fearless—who, well-known as he was by all qualities like Bhima, was resorted to by all meritorious people”.
These copper plates (mentioning Indrarāja) were obtained from Tonappa Parisa Upadhye, the priest of the Jain basti of Paṭṭaṇakudi, who claims that they have been preserved as heirloom in his family. The inscription refers itself to the reign of the Śilāra (i.e. Śilāhāra) king Avasara II, ruling from Balinagara. The inscription is dated in the expired Śaka year 910 (expressed in words), the cyclic year being Sarvadhārin, on Monday, the fifth tithi of the bright fortnight of Kārttika.
Indrarāja (III) of the Rāṣṭrakūṭa line of kings is mentioned in the Paṭṭaṇakuḍi plates of Avasara II.—“After Amoghavarṣa (I) came Akālavarṣa (Kṛṣṇa II); then his grandson, the illustrious Indrarāja (III), and thereafter, his son Amoghavarṣa (II), who had a very handsome form”.
These copper plates (mentioning Indrarāja) were found by a Brāhmaṇa of Khārepāṭan, a town in the Devagaḍ tālukā of the Ratnāgiri District. The inscription refers itself to the reign of the Śilāra king, Māṇḍalika Raṭṭarāja. As his predecessors were loyal feudatories of the Rāṣṭrakūṭas, it gives first the genealogy of that family from Dantidurga to Kakkala. The inscription is dated, in lines 41-42, on the full-moon tithi of Jyeṣṭha in the śaka year 930, the cyclic year being Kīlaka.Source: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume 4 (1896-97)
Indrarāja II or Indarāja II, son of Kakkarāja I, is the name of an ancient king from the Rāṣṭrakūṭa dynasty, as mentioned in the “Kaḍaba plates of Prabhūtavarṣa” (9th century A.D.). These copper-plates (mentioning Indrarāja) were found at Kaḍaba, situated in the Tumkūr district of the Mysore State. It records that the king Prabhūtavarṣa, (i.e. Govinda III.) presented the village of Jālamaṅgala to the Jaina muni Arkakīrti, on behalf of the temple of Jinendra at Śilāgrāma. It is dated to the 24th May A.D. 812.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Indrarāja (इन्द्रराज):—[=indra-rāja] [from indra] m. Name of various kings, [Inscriptions]
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Starts with: Indrarajan.
Ends with: Jagadindraraja.
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