Write about the greatness of Yajnasri Satakarni

Write about the greatness of Yajnasri Satakarni?

Yajnasri Satakarni was the last great Satavahana king. He was greatest among later Satavahana kings. He ruled between (variously: c. 152-181 CE, / 165-195 CE / 170-199 CE or / 174-203).

Bana’s Harsha Charithra praised him as ‘Tri SamudhraDheeshwara’. Like Gouthami puthra Satakarni, Yajnasri Satakarni also ruled land between 3 seas and he was master of 3 seas. Yajnasri Satakarni issued coins with ‘ship with double mast’ symbol. It indicates that Yajnasri Satakarni had war ships and flourishing offshore trade during his period.

Yagnasri Satakarni patronized ‘Acharya Nagarjuna’ a great Buddhist scholar of Mahayana branch. He was exponent of Madhyamika philosophy. Yajnasri Satakarni built Sriparvatha Mahachaithya. Sriparvatha is present day Nagarjuna Sagar, located in Nalgonda.

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