SANSKRITISATION OF THE NAME MOHAMMAD

We know that the people of Europe and Arab countries were referred with the word “Yavana” in the ancient Tamil and Sanskrit literature. Kālidāsa specially refers the Persians as “Pāraśikas” with mustaches.  In his work, Raguvaṃśa, while explaining the digvijaya of Raghu, he made the reference. पारशीकांस्ततो जेतुं प्रतस्थे स्थलवर्त्मना।(Raghuvaṃśa 4.59) pāraśīkāṁstato jetuṁ pratasthe sthalavartmanā| …

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