Nīlakaṇtha Caturdhara

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By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Nilakantha Caturdhara, NIlakaNtha Caturdhara, Nilakantha Caturdhara

The Mahābhārata, one of the two great epics of the religion, has a well-known commentary called Bhāratabhāvadipa by Nīlakaṇṭha Caturdhara. He was a descendent of one Lakṣmaṇārya. The other two descendents were Nārāyaṇa and Dhīreśa. He probably lived around A. D. 1400.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore