Mahadugiva Jha, aka: Mahadugiva Jhā; 1 Definition(s)

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Mahadugiva Jhā (fl. 1162 A.D.) is mentioned in the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārjuna”. Accordingly, “These repairs have been caused to be made by those two. The work has been (executed) by Laṣaṇa Vaṅgaka, son of Mahadugiva Jhā. By (the same) two a well has been dug at their preceptor’s place, Loṇavāṭaka in (the territorial division of ) Paṭālasaka included in the viṣaya of Kaṭaṣaḍī has been donated to Laṣaṇa Upādhyāya. This religious gift has been given for the penance and happiness (of the donor)”.

This inscription (mentioning Mahadugiva Jhā) is reported to have been found at Bassein and is now deposited in the Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay. It mentions the Rājaguru Vedaśiva and eulogises one Bhopaka Vyomaśiva. It is dated in the Śaka year 1083, on Monday, the fifteenth tithi of the dark fortnight of the month Puṣya, the cyclic year being Vṛṣa.

(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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