Atapura, Ata-pura: 1 definition


Atapura 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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Source: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Atapura (अतपुर).—It occurs in Dharanikota Dharmacakra pillar inscription. 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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