Who among the following was not part of the nine Gems of scholars adorning the court of Vikrama?

a       Kalidasa
b       Varahamihira
c       Dhanvantari
d       Krishnachandra
Explanation:

Solution (d)

According to folk tradition and also Jyotirvidabharana, a treatise attributed to Kalidasa, the following 9 scholars/Navaratnas (including Kalidasa himself) attended Vikramaditya’s court:

Dhanvantari
Kshapanaka
Amarasimha
Sanku
Vetalabhatta
Ghatakarpara
Kalidasa
the renowned Varahamihira and
Vararuchi

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