Mahamahopadhyaya

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Mahamahopadhyaya (Hindi: महामहोपाध्याय) is an honorific title given to prestigious scholars by the Government of India. Prior to 1947, the title was bestowed by the British Raj, and before them, by the kings of ancient India. In ancient India, a scholar that wrote works based on topics related to the shastras was granted the title Mahopadhyaya.[1] The title Mahamahopadhyaya was bestowed on the best amongst the Mahopadhyaya scholars.[1]

Some of the notable recipients are:

References[edit]

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  4. ^ http://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n81141805/
  5. ^ http://www.mrmlonline.com/ap_eds_hathibhai_jamnagar_mahamahopadhyaya_shastri_swami_tirtha_trivikrama.html
  6. ^ The contribution of Kerala to Sanskrit Literature; K.Kunjunni Raja; University of Madras 1980; page 257
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