Adhishthanadhikarana, Adhiṣṭhānādhikaraṇa, Adhishthana-adhikarana: 2 definitions

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Adhishthanadhikarana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

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.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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).

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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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