Location of Bisala in Barmer
Vishala () (Bisala, Bishala,Vesala ) is an ancient village in Barmer Tahsil of Barmer district in Rajasthan. It is associated with Chauhan history.
Mention by Panini
Vishala (विशाल) is name of a place mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi under Krishashvadi (कृशाश्वादि) (126.96.36.199) group. 
Vishala (विशाल), a Yaksha, is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. 
Vishalakasha (विशालाक्ष) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. 
It is mentioned by James Tod: Vesala — In ancient times a considerable place ; now only fifty houses. A fort on the ridge to the south-west, near two hundred feet high ; connected with the Jaisalmer ridge, but often covered by the lofty tibas of sand.
- ↑ V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.503
- ↑ V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.187, 188, 364
- ↑ V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.403, 405
- ↑ James Todd Annals/Sketch of the Indian Desert, Vol.III,pp.1321
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