Kumudendu

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Kumudendu
Religion Jainism
Sect Digambara
Personal
Born 9th century CE
Died 9th century CE
Disciple(s) Amoghavarsha
Works Siribhoovalaya

Kumudendu Muni (Kannada: ಕುಮುದೆಂದು ಮುನಿ) was a Digambara monk who authored Siribhoovalaya, a unique multi-lingual literary work. Scholars are divided about when he lived and not much is known about him. It is believed that he was the spiritual teacher of King Amoghavarsha and a disciple of Virasena and Jinasena. He is said to have lived around thousand years ago. Pandit Yellappa Shashtri was the first one to decipher his creation, Siribhoovalaya. Karlamangalam Srikantaiah, the editor of the first edition, claims that the work may have been composed around 800 AD.

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Kumudendu Muni was a Digambara monk who authored Siribhoovalaya, a unique multi-lingual literary work. Scholars are divided about when he lived and not much is known about him. It is believed that he was the spiritual teacher of King Amoghavarsha and a disciple of Virasena and Jinasena.[1] He is said to have lived around thousand years ago. Pandit Yellappa Shashtri was the first one to decipher his creation, Siribhoovalaya.[2] Karlamangalam Srikantaiah, the editor of the first edition, claims that the work may have been composed around 800 AD.[3]

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  • Jain, Anil Kumar, An Inimitable Cryptographic Creation: Siri Bhoovalayalocation=Proceedings of the 7th National Conference;INDIACom-2013, ISBN 978-93-80544-06-9