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Jagannātha Paṇḍita lived in A. D. 1590-1670. He was the author of a well-known work on Sanskrit poetics the 'Rasagañgādhara'. Unfortunately the Rasagañgādhara is an incomplete work.
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Jagannātha Paṇḍita lived in CE 1590-1670 and was the author of a well-known work on Sanskrit poetic the 'Rasagañgādhara'. Unfortunately the Rasagañgādhara is an incomplete work.
  
 
He was the son of Perubhaṭṭa and Lakṣmī. He belonged to Andhra Pradesh but spent most of his life in North India. He was the court pundit of Jehāṅgīr and Śāhjehān. Probably Śāhjehān entitled him the honorable designation as ‘paṇḍitarāja’.<ref>Paṇḍitarāja is known as ‘the king of scholars’.</ref>
 
He was the son of Perubhaṭṭa and Lakṣmī. He belonged to Andhra Pradesh but spent most of his life in North India. He was the court pundit of Jehāṅgīr and Śāhjehān. Probably Śāhjehān entitled him the honorable designation as ‘paṇḍitarāja’.<ref>Paṇḍitarāja is known as ‘the king of scholars’.</ref>
  
Some of his well-known works are:
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Some of his well-known works include:
# Viṣṇulaharī
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* Viṣṇulaharī
# Gañgālaharī
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* Gañgālaharī
# Sudhālaharl
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* Sudhālaharl
# Amrtalahari  
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* Amrtalahari  
# Laksmilahari
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* Laksmilahari
  
  

Revision as of 07:50, 27 June 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Jagannatha Pandita, JagannAtha PaNDita, Jagannaatha Pandita


Jagannātha Paṇḍita lived in CE 1590-1670 and was the author of a well-known work on Sanskrit poetic the 'Rasagañgādhara'. Unfortunately the Rasagañgādhara is an incomplete work.

He was the son of Perubhaṭṭa and Lakṣmī. He belonged to Andhra Pradesh but spent most of his life in North India. He was the court pundit of Jehāṅgīr and Śāhjehān. Probably Śāhjehān entitled him the honorable designation as ‘paṇḍitarāja’.[1]

Some of his well-known works include:

  • Viṣṇulaharī
  • Gañgālaharī
  • Sudhālaharl
  • Amrtalahari
  • Laksmilahari


References

  1. Paṇḍitarāja is known as ‘the king of scholars’.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore