Daily Archives: May 23, 2004

Sant Ramadas’ letter to Sambhaji

When Sambhaji seized power he invited his father’s advisor the bhakti saint Ramadas to meet him. However, Ramadas displeased by Sambhaji’s brutalities that accompanied his accession refused to meet him. His disciples however begged on him to advice the prince. … Continue reading

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Sanskrit poetry in Hindu inscriptions

Dr. BC Chabra provides several examples of exemplary Sanskrit poetry in Hindu inscriptions. I shall provide a few of these as illustrations: shrI chandraguptasya mahendra kalpaH kumAraguptastanayaH samagrAM | rarakSha sAdhvIm iva dharmapatnIM vIryAgrahastair upaguhya bhUmiM || श्री चन्द्रगुप्तस्य महेन्द्र … Continue reading

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