Pavuluri Mallana

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Pavuluri Mallana, who followed Adikavi Nannaya, is a mathematician of 11th century. He was contemporary of king Rajaraja Narendra (1022–1063 AD). He has translated Ganitasara Samgraham, a mathematical treatise of Mahivaracharya into Telugu language as Sara Sangraha Ganitamu.[1] He also wrote Bhadradri Rama Satakamu published by Vavilla Ramaswamy Sastrulu and Sons in 1916.[2]

Rajaraja Narendra has donated Navakhandavada agraharam near Pithapuram named Mallana. His grandson, also named Mallana, is a famous writer. This Pavuluru village is in Parchuru Mandal of Prakasam district.

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