Adhishthanadhikarana, aka: Adhiṣṭhānādhikaraṇa, Adhishthana-adhikarana; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Adhiṣṭhānādhikaraṇa can be transliterated into English as Adhisthanadhikarana or Adhishthanadhikarana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

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Adhiṣṭhāna-adhikaraṇa.—(IE 8-3; EI 23; BL), administrative office or board at the headquarters of a territorial unit; office of the administrators of a city; the city office. Note: adhiṣṭhāna-adhikaraṇa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Adhiṣṭhānādhikaraṇa (अधिष्ठानाधिकरण).—Municipal Board. (adhiṣṭhāna = city; adhikaraṇa = court and office of administration) EI,XV, p.143; XVII. p. 193 f; XX, pp.61 ff.

Derivable forms: adhiṣṭhānādhikaraṇam (अधिष्ठानाधिकरणम्).

Adhiṣṭhānādhikaraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhiṣṭhāna and adhikaraṇa (अधिकरण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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