[Advaita-l] Bhartrhari

Vidyasankar Sundaresan svidyasankar at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 31 08:18:53 CST 2010

> The part about Bhartrahari and Vikrama being half-brothers atleast is not 
> unique to that author. How Bhartrahari became king and banished his 

Yes, the legend about bhartRhari and vikrama being brothers is well-known from
numerous sources, but adding vararuci and bhaTTi to the family seems unique to
rAmabhadra dIkshita. So also with making them all sons of a candragupta who 
was a grammarian in the pAtanjala mahAbhAshya tradition.


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