Alutvava, Alutvāva: 1 definition


Alutvava 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.

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Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Alutvāva is the name of a village anciently called Hopiṭiya, and existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Alutvāva, a village about 3 miles north of the 12th mile on the Kākirāva-Talāva road, is called Hopiṭiya in the sub-division Mahademeṭi-kuliya, in an inscription of Kassapa IV (898-914) in situ: also mentioned is the place Govīn-nāmāpiṭiya.

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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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