By M. A. Alwar
Sometimes transliterated as: Ibhapalakah, IbhapAlakaH, Ibhapaalakah
Ibhapālakaḥ is a masculine form.
It is derived from "ibhānāṁ pālakaḥ" which means 'Caretaker of elephants'.
The word Ibhapālakaḥ means an elephant rider according to Hemacandra.
It is referred to as Māhuta in Hindi.