King Jhanjha and the Legend of Shiva Temples: An Epigraphical Analysis

The Shilaharas of North Kokana originated as a feudal clan of the Rashtrakutas probably during the reign of King Govinda III (Shaka year 715–736). Jhanjha was the fifth known ruler of the house of Shilaharas of North Kokana. It has been popularly accepted by the historians that King Jhanjha constructed twelve temples of Shiva. This paper attempts to study the inscriptions of the Shilaharas for searching more evidences on King Jhanjha and the Legend of Shiva Temples.

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Rupali Mokashi_king Jhanjha

 

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