Ardhapura, Ārdhapura, Ardha-pura: 3 definitions



Ardhapura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 geography

Source: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Ārdhapura (आर्धपुर).—P. Seshadri Sastri takes the term Atapura as corresponding to Ārdhapura, meaning “inhabitant of Ṛddhapura”. Ṛddhapura is modem Rithpur in the Amaravati district of Maharashtra.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ārdhapura (आर्धपुर):—(von ardha + pura) gaṇa aṃśvādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 2, 193.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ārdhapura (आर्धपुर):—gaṇa āṃśvādi ardha pura [Kāśikā]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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