Dakapasana, Dakapāsāṇa: 1 definition

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Dakapasana 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: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Dakapāsāṇa is the name of a vihāra built by Mahallaka Nāga (136-143) in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Mahallaka Nāga founded Dakapāsāṇa-vihāra in the western part of Rājaraṭṭha.

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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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