Caturjataka, aka: Cāturjātaka; 2 Definition(s)

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Caturjataka means something in 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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Caturjātaka.—(IE 8-3), same as cauthiā, an administrative board of four members known from the Pañcāyat system of Western India; cf. pañcakula or pañcāyat. See Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIII, p. 193. See caukaḍikā. (EI 20), four fragrant articles, viz. tvak, elā, patraka and nāgakesara. Note: caturjātaka 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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Cāturjātaka.—(EI 1), a member of the caturjātaka or cauthiā (q. v.). Cf. Pañcakulika. See Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIII, p. 193. Note: cāturjātaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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cāturjātaka (चातुर्जातक).—a Composed of the four kinds; viz. dālacinī, ēladōḍā, patrī, nāgakēśara--a medicine.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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