Mangala- title for brahmin physicians

Sudalaimuthu Palaniappan palaniappa at AOL.COM
Sat Apr 28 03:19:39 UTC 2012

In Tamil inscriptions, one notices that brahmin physicians are given titles with the first component being maGkala- as in maGkalappEraraiyan2. Is there any  Sanskrit/Prakrit inscriptions or literary texts that show any physician in north India with the title maGgala-?

Thanks in advance

S. Palaniappan

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