Monday, October 31, 2016

Guhadhya

Guhadhya ( Sanskrit: गुहढ्य , Bengali : গুহঢ্য ) was a Brahmin (Brahmana) who lived around 455 CE in in Sihor, Gujarat.

In 490 CE, Guhadhya's sons Ajuna and Mankasvamin migrated[1] from Sihor in Gujarat to Saurashtra region in Gujarat. This is recorded in the 490 AD Dharasena I Copper Plates of Maitraka Dharasena I who belonged to the Maitraka dynasty that ruled in Gujarat and Saurashtra (Kathiawar) from the 468 AD to the 767 AD.

References

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

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