Antahpura-mahamatra, Antaḥpura-mahāmātra: 1 definition

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Antaḥpura-mahāmātra.—(HD), officer in charge of the royal harem, mentioned in the Masulipatam plates of Amma II (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXIV, p. 276). Cf. Stryadhyakṣa-mahāmātra of Rock Edict XII of Aśoka (CII 1). Note: antaḥpura-mahāmātra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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