Bhedaghat: 1 definition

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

Bhedaghat or Bheraghat is an archaeologically important site situated in Jabalpur district (Madhya pradesh), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Bhedaghat there is a pedestal of an image of Śiva and Pārvatī riding the bull which seems to read Vareśvara. There is also a pedestal of an image of Tārā which contains an inscription in the Pali language. It gives the Buddhist creed in characters of about the 8th century A.D.

At Bhedaghat is also a Sanskrit inscription on the pedestal of an image at the Gaurī-Śaṅkara temple 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 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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