TWO CONTEMPORARY BRAHMIN COMMANDER-IN-CHIEFS OF MEDIEVAL EMPIRES

          We know that the two predominant empires of deccan during the middle period of 11th CE were Coḹas of Gaṅgai Koṇḍa Coḹapuram and Cālukyas of Kalyāṇī. Other dynasties were allying behind these two empires. The clashes between these two empires were started by Rājarāja I (985-1014 CE) who conquered Satyāśraya (997-1007 CE). After him,…

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KAPOTA PAÑJARA FROM DĀDĀPURAM

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          Kāmikāgama while explaining the types of Pañjaras, explains the following pañjaras. तस्यादौ सिंहसंज्ञकम् सार्धपञ्जरमन्यत्स्यात्तृतीयं पञ्जरं मतम्  १३२ निर्यूहपञ्जरं पश्चात्पञ्चमं लम्बनासिकम् सिंहश्रोत्रं तु षष्ठं स्यात्खण्डनिर्यूहकं ततः  १३३ झषपञ्जरमन्यत्स्यात्तासां लक्षणमुच्यते The Pañjaras are classified as Siṃha Pañjara, Sārdha Pañjara, Pañjara, Nirvyūha Pañjara, Lambanāsika, Siṃha śrotra, Khaṇḍa nirvyūhaka and Jhaṣa Pañjara. The definition of these Pañjaras are…

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