Adhichhatra, aka: Adhichhatrā; 1 Definition(s)


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Adhichhatrā (अधिछ्हत्रा) is another name for Ahicchatrā, referred to in the Mahābhārata, Ādiparva, sect. clxviii, as Chhatravatī, and is the ’O-hi-chi-ta-lo of Hiuen Tsiang (a.d. 629). [Ahicchatrā] has been identified by Cunningham (Ancient Geography of India, vol. i, p. 359 et seq.) with Rāmnagar, twenty miles west of Bareli, in Rohilkhand.

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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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Ahicchatra (अहिच्छत्र) or Chatravatī (modern Ramnagar) is one of the alleged ancient capitals o...
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