Panditaraja, aka: Paṇḍitarāja, Pandita-raja; 1 Definition(s)


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Paṇḍitarāja (पण्डितराज) is the teacher of Jānī Mahāpātra (2nd half of 17th century): the son of Jānī Jayadeva, grandson of Nīlakaṇṭha. Jānīmahāpātra was a Gurjaragauḍa of Melatavāla family. As the manuscripts of his works are found in Bikaner, probably he was a native of Rajasthan. Paṇḍitarāja is identical with Jagannātha Paṇḍitarāja and lived in 17th Century.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)
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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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