Akshapatala, aka: Akṣapaṭala, Aksha-patala; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Akṣapaṭala can be transliterated into English as Aksapatala or Akshapatala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

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Akṣapaṭala.—(BL), the department of records and accounts. See Akṣapaṭalika, etc. Cf. Mahāsāndhivigraha-akṣapaṭal-ādhipati. Note: akṣapaṭala 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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Akṣapaṭala (अक्षपटल).—[ṣa. ta.]

1) a court of law.

2) depository of legal documents.

3) = अक्षि- पटलम् (akṣi- paṭalam), q. v. -लः (laḥ) [अक्षाणां व्यवहाराणां पटलमस्त्यस्य अच् (akṣāṇāṃ vyavahārāṇāṃ paṭalamastyasya ac)] a judge.

4) record-office (GI).

5) account-office (RT).

Derivable forms: akṣapaṭalaḥ (अक्षपटलः).

Akṣapaṭala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṣa and paṭala (पटल).

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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