Sunday, April 3, 2016

Hrishikesha

Hrishikesha (Sanskrit: हृषिकेश , Bengali : হৃষিকেশ  ) was a Brahmin of Bharadvaja gotra who lived in 1200 CE in Cambodia (Kambuja). He was the royal priest of Jayavarman VII of Kambuja. [1][2] 

Hrishikesha was originally from Burma and got married in Brahmapura. He had four sons and two daughters. The elder daughter became the queen of Jayavarman VIII [3]

References

  1. Some Aspects of Asian History and Culture, Upendra Thakur, Pg 33
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayavarman_VII
  3. Studies In Sanskrit Inscriptions Of Ancient Cambodia, By Mahesh Kumar Sharan Pg 191

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