Monday, May 16, 2016

Nagamarya

Nagamarya (Sanskrit: नागमार्य  , Bengali : নাগমার্য় ) was a Brahmin (Brahmana) who lived around 930 CE in Mysore, Karnataka. His father's name was Mahadevayya.

In 930 CE, 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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