Alutgal; 1 Definition(s)


Alutgal 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 geogprahy

Alutgal is the name of a vihāra that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—At Alutgal-vihāra, 1 mile north of the 21st mile on the Western Minor Road, two inscriptions of the 2nd and 3rd centuries name: —(i) Karajahabaka tank; (ii) Sagaviya; (iii) Uli tank; (iv) Punagama tank; (v) Talaviya; (vi) Talasagaviya; and (vii) tracts off ields (keta) named Tulatara, Vihiraka and Parivataka.

Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963
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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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