Uddhavarya, Uddhavārya: 1 definition


Uddhavarya means something in 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.

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Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Uddhavārya (fl. 1182 A.D.) is the name of a brāhmaṇa mentioned in the “Kolhāpur stone inscriptions of Bhoja II”. Accordingly, “... after purchasing it for the purpose of the gift from Nemaṇa and Lakṣmaṇa, sons of the Mahattara Mādhavārya and grandsons of Uddhavārya of the Kāśyapa-gotra”.

This stone inscription (mentioning Uddhavārya) is said to have been found in the enclosure of the temple of Mahalakṣmī at Kolhāpur. It records the grants made by Bhoja II at his camp at Valavāḍa for the augmentation of his own kingdom. It is dated on the Uttarāyaṇa Saṅkrānti, on Tuesday, the fourth tithi of the bright fortnight of Puṣya (i.e. Pauṣa) in the expired Śaka year 1104, when the cyclic year Śubhakṛt was current.

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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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