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Jain Acharya Hemchandra Suriswarji

Acharya Hemachandra  (1089–1172) was a Jain scholar, poet, and polymath who wrote on grammar, philosophy, prosody, and contemporary history. Noted as a prodigy by his contemporaries, he gained the title Kalikāl Sarvagya “all-knowing of the Kali Yuga”. He was born in Dhandhuka, Gujarat(about 100 km south west of Ahmadabad), to …

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