Thursday, March 31, 2016

Somasharman

Somasharman (Sanskrit: सोमशर्मन् , Bengali: সোমশর্মন ) was an Indian Brahmin who lived around 570 CE in Cambodia (Kamboja Kingdom).[1][2]

He was married to the sister of King Bhavavarman I, the first king of Chenla.[3]

After marriage, the couple made a present of a copy of Ramayana, Mahabharata and Purana to a temple situated on the bank of Mekong river.

Contemporaries

575 CE - Budhasvamin / बुधस्वामिन्  / বুধস্বামিন্
575 CE - Lata Phalihasvamin / लाट फलिहस्वामिन / লাট ফলিহস্বামিন
575 CE - Avanti Vikramopadhyaya / अवन्ति विक्रमोपाध्याय / অবন্তি বিক্রমোপাধ্যায়

Reference

  1. Some Aspects of Asian Culture and History, Upendra Thakur, Pg 33
  2. http://cambodiaub.blogspot.in/2011/07/chenla-kingdom.html
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhavavarman_I

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