Ambhaya, aka: Ambhayā; 1 Definition(s)


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Ambhayā is mentioned in the “Cintra stone inscription of Aparāditya I”. Accordingly, “Here, on the occasion of this land (grant), the illustrious Aparādityadeva has appointed the following trustees for this grant‒(viz.) Jogadeva Āṣṭhaka, Mahalū Ṭhākura, the son of Ambhayā. They should continue this (exemption) and get it continued”.

These stone inscriptions (mentioning Jogadeva Ambhayā) were in the vicinity of the Jogeśvarī Cave to the north of Bombay in the Sālsette island. It is dated on the twelfth tithi of the bright fortnight of Caitra in the Śaka year 1059, the cyclic year being Piṅgala.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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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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