Biographical Sketches of Dekkan Poets/Kadamba


This illustrious individual was the prime-minister to Gazapati Pretapa Rudra, he was a native cf Kolinga and was a man of great power and influence. He was an excellent Astronomer and showed a predeliction for that Science from his very infancy. He composed a work which he called "Jotisha Arnava," or the Ocean of Astronomy and in the preface to that book it is related that he was born in the year 1384 of the Salevaha aera.—This work is in mach repute and very useful to Hindu Almanack compilers.