Rajadeva, Rājadeva: 5 definitions


Rajadeva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

India history and geography

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Rājadeva Paṇḍita (fl. 1240 A.D.), bearing the official title mahāsāndhivigrahika, is a minister of king Keśideva II, according to the “Caudharapāḍā stone inscription of Keśideva II”.

This inscription (mentioning Rājadeva) was found on the outskirts of the village Caudharapāḍā, near Lonāḍ in the Bhivaṇḍī-tālukā of the Ṭhāṇā District. It records the donation of Brahmapurī to various Brāhmaṇas and also a donation for the maintenance of the worshippers of the god Śiva. It is dated Śaka 1161, or tuesday, the 24th January A.D. 1240.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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 dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Rājadeva (राजदेव) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—lexicographer, probably Bhojadeva. Quoted by Rāyamukuṭa, and Bhānujī Oxf. 182^b.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rājadeva (राजदेव):—[=rāja-deva] [from rāja > rāj] m. Name of a lexicographer, [Catalogue(s)]

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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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