Darakada, aka: Darakaḍa; 1 Definition(s)

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India history and geogprahy

Darakaḍa is the name of a tank that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Kosavakanda-vihāra about 2 miles south-east of Maradankaḍavala, is styled Milakatiśa-vihāra in a 2nd B.C. inscription there, but in a later 2nd century inscription it is named Jalakataka-vehera and the Darakaḍa tank is mentioned.

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