Maharaj or Maharaja (Maha: great; Raja: king) is a Sanskrit term, literally meaning ‘Great King’. The title is used as a prefix in the names of kings, profound religious leaders and used often in honouring celebrities. Maharaj is also used ironically or colloquially with friends.

Updated on 7th June, 2005

Copyright 2014 by Online Highways LLC. Enjoy some India trivia. Send Us Your Comments

privacy policy