Afghanistan: 1 definition
Afghanistan 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.
India history and geographySource: academia.edu: The Yona or Yavana Kings of the time of the Legendary King Ashoka
The generals of Heracles took over the control of Sivi kingdom and established their rule. After the fall of Troy (1842 BCE), many more Ionians migrated to Afghanistan. Thus, Indo-Greeks and Indo-Parthians came into existence. They have established their authority in entire Afghanistan. During the reign of Ashoka (1765-1737 BCE), these immigrant Ionian kings established a vast kingdom from Armenia to Afghanistan.
Though Yavanas of Afghanistan followed Surya Siddhanta in ancient times but they evolved a distinct siddhanta known as Yavana Siddhanta. Yavanas also claimed the origin of their siddhanta from Maya, the Great Assura because ancient Yavanas inherited Danava customs and culture.
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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Ends with: Eastern Afghanistan.
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Indian Medicinal Plants (by Kanhoba Ranchoddas Kirtikar)
49. Berberis vulgaris, Linn. < [Berberidaceae (barberry family)]
44. Cocculus Leaeba, D.C. < [Menispermaceae (moonseed family)]
5. Thalictrum foliolosum, D.C. < [Ranunculaceae (buttercup family)]
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 5 - Chemists of the Metallic School: Adima < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 2 - Country of Fo-li-shi-sa-t’ang-na (Parsusthana or Vardasthana) < [Book XII - Twenty-two Countries]
Chapter 24 - Country of Kiu-mi-to (Kumidha or Darwaz and Roshan) < [Book I - Thirty-Four Countries]
Chapter 33 - Country of Fan-yen-na (Bamiyan) < [Book I - Thirty-Four Countries]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 3 - The journey of the Buddha to the north-west of India < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
Jātaka of the flayed Nāga < [Chapter XXIII - The Virtue of Morality]
Part 4 - The buddha’s frequent sojourns in Rājagṛha and Śrāvastī < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)