Kambojas of Panini


Kambojas of Panini

Panini was an ancient Sanskrit grammarian born in Shalatura, modern Lahur of North-West Frontier province of Pakistan. The place is situated at a distance of four miles from Ohind near Attock on the right bank of Indus River in the ancient Kamboja|Kambojan/Gandhara|Gandharan territory. Panini is believed to have flourished in 5th century BCE, (but estimates range from the 7th to the 3rd centuries) and is famous for formulating the 3,959 sutras or rules of Sanskrit morphology (linguistics)|morphology known as the A??adhyayi. In his sutras IV.1.168-177, Panini references the Kamboja among other Kshatriya janapadas and notes it as one of the fifteen prominent Kshatriya monarchy|monarchies of the times.

Panini’s Sutras 4.1.168-4.1.177

Sanskrit: [4.01.168] Janapada.shabdat.kshatriyad a

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj started and conceptualized the powerful interactive platform - KambojSociety.com in September 2002, which today is the biggest and most popular online community portal for Kambojas in the world. He was inspired by the social and community work carried out by his father Shri Nanak Chand Kamboj. He has done research on the history, social aspects, political growth and economical situation of the Kamboj community. Deepak Kamboj is an author of various articles about the history of Kamboj community and people.