Abedavaranaya, Abeḍavaranaya: 1 definition


Abedavaranaya means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Abeḍavaranaya or Abeḍavaranayagama is the name of an ancient village mentioned in an inscription at Rasnakavāva-vihāra, and existed near the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—At Rasnakavāva-vihāra, 3 miles north of the 16th mile on the Madavacciya-Horovapotāna road, a series of inscriptions of the 2nd-century contain place-names [viz., Abeḍavaranaya].

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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