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Re: Sahasranama commentary

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani_at_alum.calberkeley.org)
Date: Thu Apr 19 2001 - 16:15:05 PDT

> Can someone knowledgable about Parasharabhatta be kind 
> enough to tell me when he wrote his Vishnusahasranama 
> commentary? Thanks in advance. 
> 
> Michael Tandy Staff Associate, Language Learning Center 
> Dept. of Asian Languages and Literature University of 
> Washington 

Dear Michael,

Parashara Bhatta was a junior contemporary of Ramanuja.
Hence he can be dated to the latter half of the 12th
century (late 1100s).

His exact lifespan is in dispute; some say he lived for
only 28 years, others say he lived for much longer but
still did not live a full life.

Mani


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