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Anantapaiprabhu 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

Anantapaiprabhu (fl. 1162 A.D.), bearing the official title mahāpradhāna (senior sthapāṭi, ‘treasurer’), is the name of a minister of king Mallikārjuna, according to the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārjuna”.

This inscription (mentioning Anantapaiprabhu) is reported to have been found at Bassein and is now deposited in the Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay. It mentions the Rājaguru Vedaśiva and eulogises one Bhopaka Vyomaśiva. It is dated in the Śaka year 1083, on Monday, the fifteenth tithi of the dark fortnight of the month Puṣya, the cyclic year being Vṛṣa.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dharma, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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