Keshava Dvivedi Bhattopadhyaya, aka: Keśava Dvivedi Bhaṭṭopādhyāya; 1 Definition(s)

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Keśava Dvivedi Bhaṭṭopādhyāya (fl. 1139 A.D.) is the name of a Brāhmaṇa mentioned in the “Panhāle plates of Vikramāditya”. Accordingly, “The learned Brāhmaṇa, the illustrious Rudrabhaṭṭopādhyāya, son of Keśava Dvivedi Bhaṭṭopādhyāya, who had performed a Soma sacrifice, and grandson of Vidyādharabhaṭṭopādhyāya, who belongs to (the Bhāradvāja-gotra with the pravaras) Āṅgirasa, Bārhaspatya and Bhāradvāja”.

These copper plates (mentioning Keśava Dvivedi Bhaṭṭopādhyāya) were found at Panhāle in the Dāpolī-tālukā of the Ratnāgiri District. It records a grant made by Aparāditya for the spiritual welfare of his son, the prince (Kumāra) Vikramāditya. It was made by Aparāditya on the occasion of a lunar eclipse, on Monday, the 15th tithi of the bright fortnight of Āśvina in the expired Śaka year 1061.

(Source): What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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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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