Praudha Raya (also known as Praudha Deva Raya) was an unpopular king of Vijayanagara Empire who ruled for a very short period of time being driven out of the capital by his able commander Saluva Narasimha Deva Raya in 1485. He wrote the Ratiratnapradipika, a book on erotics.
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Virupaksha Raya II
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Saluva Narasimha Deva Raia