P. Gururaja Bhat
|Paduru Gururaja Bhat|
Paduru Gururaja Bhat
Paduru, Udupi district, Karnataka
|Occupation||Historian, Academician, Professor, Author|
Born in 1924 in the village of Paduru in Karnataka's Udupi district, Bhat graduated from the University of Madras in 1952. He received a Master's degree in History from the Banaras Hindu University in 1956 and a PhD from the University of Mysore in 1968. His thesis was entitled A Political and Cultural History of Tulu-nadu from the earliest times up to AD 1600.
- Antiquities of South Kanara (1969), Prabhakara Press.
- Tulunadina Nagamandala (1977), Kannada language.
- Studies in Tuluva history and culture: From the pre-historic times upto [sic] the modern (1975).
- Tulunadina Itihasadalli Sthanikaru - Devesthana Adaliteya Ithihasika Adhyayana (written in Kannada)/ Sthanikas in the History of Tulunadu - A Historical study on temple management, 1966
Another book, Temples of Dakshina Kannada, was started by P Gururaj Bhat, but was suspended for a long time after his death. The project was later completed by Prof. Muralidhara Upadhya and Dr. P N Narasimhamurthy.
- "About Dr. Bhat". Paduru Gururaja Bhat Memorial Trust. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- The Hindu, 1 Sept 2009: "Tributes paid to Gururaja Bhat."
- Pedarapu Chenna Reddy and Inguva Karthikeya Sarma, Mahāsenasiri: Riches of Indian Archaeological & Cultural Studies: A felicitation volume in honour of Dr. I. K. Sarma, Volume 1, Sharada Pub. Co., 2006, ISBN 81-88934-38-0, p. 235: "Archaeological research, however, in its true sense began some time in the sixth decade of the twentieth century when P. Gururaja Bhat started working for his doctoral thesis A Political and Cultural History of Tulu-nadu from the earliest times up to AD 1600."
- Interview with Dr. Jagadeesh Shetty. Archived 31 December 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
- The Milagres College, Kallianpur. Archived 25 February 2005 at the Wayback Machine.
- P. Gururaja Bhatt, Antiquities of South Kanara, Prabhakara Press, 1969, 31 pages.
- Temples of Dakshina Kannada
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