Re: Where does this Subba Rao come from?

Ramakrishna Sanka (sankar@nortel.ca)
06 Aug 1997 08:55 EDT


> Are "bApa" and "pApa" (telugu-pApa instead of the samskrit-pApa) related?
> How about "pApA rAyaDu" then?

My conjecture on the name "bApA rAu" (Bapa rao garu kshamincAli !), sparked
by Sri Bapa Rao's reference to bApaDu, is that it probably was once 
'bApana rAyuDu'  - 'bApA rAyuDu' - 'bApA rau' !!

Pretty interesting discussion !

Sankaram