Mahendra

Mahendra is a Sanskrit compound word deriving from Maha (Highest Position) and Indra Deva (the King of Gods) from Hindu mythology. It has been used in compound royal styles.

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  • Mahendra or Mahinda – the son of Emperor Ashoka and a promoter of Buddhism
  • Mahendravarman I – (Tamil: மகேந்திரவர்மன் 600–630 CE), Pallava king who ruled the Northern regions of what forms present-day Tamil Nadu in India in the early 7th century.
  • Mahindu, 10th century Chahamana king of north-western India
  • Mahendra of Nepal – king of Nepal from 1955 to 1972

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