Bimbisāra

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Bimbisara, BimbisAra, Bimbisaara


  1. essence of the glory (of the sun or moon)
  2. the King of Magadha of the Hariyańka Dynasty (558 BC – 491 BC) who was the father of Ajātaśatru and the foremost patron of Gautama Buddha.