Dandanatha, Daṇḍanāthā: 2 definitions
Dandanatha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Daṇḍanāthā (दण्डनाथा).—A commander of Lalitā's army.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 17. 18; 20. 12; 36. 30.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Daṇḍanātha.—(EI 16; CII 4; SII 1), commander of an army. See Ep. Ind., Vol. V, p. 31. Cf. Daṇḍanāyaka, etc. Note: daṇḍanātha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Starts with: Dandanathavritti.
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Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
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Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)