Candija, aka: Cāṇḍijā; 1 Definition(s)
Candija 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.
India history and geogprahy
Cāṇḍijā or Cāṃḍijā is the name of a locality mentioned in the “Cintra stone inscription of Aparāditya I”. The village Nāguma is modern Nāgaon, two miles south-west of Uraṇ, and Cāṃḍijā is Cānje, about two miles to the east of Nāgaon. Both the villages are included in the Panvel tālukā of the Kolābā District.
These stone inscriptions (mentioning Cāṇḍijā) were in the vicinity of the Jogeśvarī Cave to the north of Bombay in the Sālsette island. It is dated on the twelfth tithi of the bright fortnight of Caitra in the Śaka year 1059, the cyclic year being Piṅgala.Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dharma, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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