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See infra p. 31. 2. 3. Stein, I, p. 103 D. It is located by Stein at Khandabavan , in Srinagar (Stei n , I, p. ) Biiliiditya was succeeded by his son-in-law, Durlabhavar­ dhana, whose queen set up the Anangabhavana-vihiira (IV. 1 The King himself as also his successo rs were mostly Visnu-Wor­ shippers. The noted king of this line was Lalitiidi tya-Muktii<; pi<;la who successfully fought against Yasovarman. (IV. 1 34). It was after this war that he created for the better management of his vast dominion a few high effices which were filled up mostly by the Siihis and other princes (IV.

Forp)erly a Vaidya U1oa1,ladeva b y name made a spot­ less shrine of wood, an ·abode for the lord of the world in the vicinity of the Gllngesvara temple. e. Avalokitesvara) made yonder sijdpe e'tcellellt with hllrnt bricks. " In this inscription Prof. Sten Konow traces the reference. mado by KalhaI)a to the burning of Hac;iigrama in the reign of J"yasimha (Vm. 1 586). He reads the date as 4273 corres­ ponding to the 1 6th November 1 1 97. l1ples in this village (Stein I, p. chaeD/ogical Survey Reports of 1 9 1 5- 1 6, Rai Bahadur Daya Ram Sahni published an account of the explo­ rations carried on by him.

Erected two monasteries, one of which was in honour of her sister Sull1i (VII. 2 4 7 . 8). This, it is said, was completed by king Jayasimha (VIII. 3 8 1 8) the illust rious ruler who succeeded Uccala. King Jayasimha patronised literary men and there was once more a revival o f learning in Kashmir. He looked after the Mathas Rnd Vih1iras, the first of which that attracted his attention was the one built by his queen Ratnadevi (V III . 2402 . 2433 ). His chief minister waS also very pious. He showed his veneration to both Siva and Buddha and erected a monastry in memory of RilhaJ:\a his deceased wife Sussal1i (VIII.

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