Anjuvannam, aka: Añjuvaṇṇam; 1 Definition(s)


Anjuvannam 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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Añjuvaṇṇam.—(SITI; EI 35), Tamil; Sanskrit pañca-varṇa; the five artisan classes; called hañjamāna in Kannaḍa inscriptions; sometimes regarded as a form of Persian anjuman. Note: añjuvaṇṇam 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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