Chhittaraja

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Chhittaraja
12th Shilahara Ruler
Reignc. 1022 – c. 1035 CE
PredecessorArikesarin
SuccessorNagarjuna
DynastyShilahara

Chhittaraja was Shilahara ruler of north Konkan branch from 1022 CE – 1035 CE.

Chhittaraja succeeded his uncle Arikesarin some time before 1026 CE, when he issued his Bhandup plates. Chhittaraja was a patron of art and literature. He built the magnificent temple of Shiva at Ambarnath near Kalyan. He patronised Soddhala, the author of the Udayasundarikatha. (Dept. Gazetteer: 2002)

References[edit]

  • Bhandarkar R.G. (1957): Early History of Deccan, Sushil Gupta (I) Pvt Ltd, Calcutta.
  • Fleet J.F (1896) :The Dynasties of the Kanarese District of The Bombay Presidency, Written for the Bombay Gazetteer .
  • Department of Gazetteer, Govt of Maharashtra (2002) : Itihaas : Prachin Kal, Khand -1 (Marathi)
  • Department of Gazetteer, Govt of Maharashtra (1960) : Kolhapur District Gazetteer
  • Department of Gazetteer, Govt of Maharashtra (1964) : Kolaba District Gazetteer
  • Department of Gazetteer, Govt of Maharashtra (1982) : Thane District Gazetteer
  • A.S.Altekar (1936) : The Silaharas of Western India

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