Monday, May 23, 2016

Mahadevayya

Mahadevayya (Sanskrit:  महादेवय्य , Bengali : মহাদেবয্য় )  was a Brahmin (Brahmana) who lived around 895 CE in Mysore, Karnataka.

In 805 CE, Mahadevayya's son Nagamarya migrated1 from Mysore to a village in Kheda District of Gujarat. This is recorded in the Cambay Plates of Govinda IV in 930 AD of Govinda IV2, a Rashtrakuta3 ruler who ruled from 930 AD to 935 AD.

References

(1) Migrant Brahmanas in Northern India, Swati Datta, Motilal Banarasidas, 1989

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