Bhaktagrama, Bhaktagrāma, Bhakta-grama: 2 definitions


Bhaktagrama 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: Songs of Nepal

Bhaktagrāma (भक्तग्राम) is another name for Bhaktapura (Bhatgaon) is one of the three ancient kingdoms of Neplal.—It is noticeable that among the three principal cities in the Valley, Bhaktagrāma (Bhatgaon), also called Bhaktapura or Dharmapaṭṭana, distinguished itself as a center of predominantly Hindu pursuits, while Lalitapaṭṭana (Patan) favored Buddhist texts, and scholars residing at Kāntipura (Kathmandu) devoted themselves to the interpretation of Buddhist as well as of Hindu works.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhakta-grāma.—cf. bhatta-grāma, provision-village; village granted for maintenance (Ep. Ind., Vol. XV, pp. 8, 92; cf. Vol. XVIII, pp. 191, 193). Note: bhakta-grāma 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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