Baroda, Barōda: 5 definitions


Baroda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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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India history and geography

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Baroda is an archaeologically important site situated in Baroda district (Bombay), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Baroda museum:

Hindu relic example: there is a stela (from Anāvāḍa) which records gifts made on various occasions for worship of Lord Kṛṣṇa. This inscription belongs to king Sāraṅgadeva of the Vāghela dynasty and is dated to V. S. 1348.

Jain relic example: there is a pedestal of a Jaina image in the same place (from Vasai near Vijapur, Mehsana). It records the installation of the images of Śāntinātha and Pārśvanātha in the temple of Ṛṣabhadeva under the advice of Devendrasūri. Records also the deposit of 20 drammas in the temple treasury for nitya-pūjā.

Buddhist relic example: there is a chaitya fragment with Buddha in a nichein the same place (from Kurkihār, Bihar). It contains the Buddhist formula, ye dharmā, etc. In characters of about the 11th century.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

barōda (बरोद).—m A joist.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Barodā (बरोदा):—f. Name of a country and city in Gujarāt, [Catalogue(s)]

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Baroda in German

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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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