Narasimhavarman, Narasiṃhavarman, Narasimha-varman: 2 definitions
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India history and geogprahySource: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (history)
1) Narasimhavarman I (AD 630-668) or Māmalla is the name of a king from the Pallava dynasty.—The great monuments at Mahabalipuram are a tribute to the eternal glory of Narasimhavarman I. He was the son of Mahendravarman I (AD 600-630) and is known as Māmalla.
2) Narasimhavarman II (AD 695–722), also called Rajasimha, built the Kailasanatha Temple at Kanchipuram, a fine example of early Pallava masonry work. Nandivarman II (AD 730-795) was responsible for the other famous shrine Vaikuntaperumal Temple at Kanchipuram. Thus the high period of the Pallava style came between AD 600 and 800.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Narasiṃhavarman (नरसिंहवर्मन्):—[=nara-siṃha-varman] [from nara-siṃha > nara] m. Name of a man, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Garbhagriha < [Chapter XIII - Prasada: Component Parts]
Temples in Kodumbalur < [Chapter IV - Temples of Sundara Chola’s Time]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 7 - Age of Nampi (Sundarar)—Examined < [Volume 1 - Nampi Arurar’s Tevaram (his life and age)]
Nayanar 42: Narasinga Muniyaraiyar (Naracinkamunaiyaraiya) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Nayanar 36: Siruthondar (Ciruttonta) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Pachchil Tirumerrali < [Aditya I]
Temples in Tirukkoyilur < [Rajendra Deva II]
Temples in Tiruppattur (Tiruppidavur) < [Chapter IV - Temples of Rajendra I’s Time]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)