Lakshmidharabhatta, Lakṣmīdharabhaṭṭa, Lakshmidhara-bhatta: 1 definition

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Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Lakṣmīdharabhaṭṭa (fl. 1191 A.D.) is the name of a person mentioned in the “Kolhapur stone inscription of Bhoja II”. Accordingly, “... by pouring water on the hands of the four Brāhmaṇas residing in the maṭha (mentioned below), (viz.) the Sahavāsī Brāhmaṇas Ādityabhaṭṭa and Lakṣmīdharabhaṭṭa, and the Karahāṭaka Brāhmaṇas Prabhākara Ghaisāsa and Vāsiyaṇa Ghaisāsa, for the worship, with five offerings, of the god Umā-Maheśvara in the form of Amṛteśvara”.

This stone inscription (mentioning Lakṣmīdharabhaṭṭa) was found built into the house of Annacarya Panditrao in the enclosure of the temple of Mahālakṣmī at Kolhāpur. It records certain grants made by the king and by a private individual to certain Brāhmaṇas evidently residing at Kolhāpur. It is dated on the Uttarāyaṇa Saṅkrānti on Tuesday, the twelfth tithi of the dark fortnight of the month Puṣya (i.e. Pauṣa) in the expired Śaka year 1112, when the cyclic years was Sādhāraṇa.

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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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