Biravana-parikhaya, Bīravaṇa-pārikhāya: 1 definition


Biravana-parikhaya 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bīravaṇa-pārikhāya.—(IA 19), levy stated to have been of four kinds; cf. nidhi-nikṣepa-jala-pāṣāṇa-arām-ādi-chatuṣ-prakāra-bīra- vaṇa-pārikhāya-sahitaṃ which is mentioned along with aṣṭabhoga- tejassvāmya-daṇḍa-śulka-yuktam; Sanskrit vīra-paṇa (tax for the maintenance of constables) and pārīkṣa-aya (pārīkṣika). Note: bīravaṇa-pārikhāya 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 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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