The historical point of view from Patan (Anhilpur Patan)Journal: ANSH - JOURNAL OF HISTORY (Vol.1, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2019-12-25
Authors : Dr Lalitbhai S. Patel;
Page : 38-43
Keywords : Solanki Vansf; Anhhilpur Patan;
Vanraj Chavda had founded Anahilpur Patan in 802 CE as the capital of his state. The capital was named on his friend name Anhil Bharvad. A?ahilpur Patan was famous as capital in the era of Vanraj Chavda and Solanki or the Chaulukya dynasty. Patan was ruled by powerful kings like King Bhimdev, Siddhraj Jaisinh, Kumarpal. Udan, Munjal Mehta, Tejpal – Vastupal were secretaries to Kings in different eras of Chaulukya kingdom. Jain Scholars like Hemchandrachrya, Shanti Suri and Shripal had guided to the kingdom. Acharya Hemchandrachrya was a Jain scholar, poet, and polymath who wrote on grammar, philosophy and contemporary history. He gained the title “Kalikal Sarvgna”, “the all-knowing of the Kali Yuga”. This research paper seeks to reach the historical information of Patan. What did patan do in the past and where is he going today? Attempts are also made to inform the historical information of Patan and its tourist sites.
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