Devagiri, aka: Deva-giri, Devagirī; 3 Definition(s)
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Devagiri (देवगिरि).—Mt. a hill in Bhāratavarṣa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 19. 16.
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India history and geogprahy
This stone inscription (mentioning Devagiri) is placed outside the southern door of the Gūḍhamaṇḍapa of the temple of Koppeśvara at Khidrāpur in the Shirol-tālukā of the Kolhāpur District. It record the grant, made in Devagiri by the Yādava king Siṅghaṇa, of the village Kūḍaladāmavāḍa near the confluence of the rivers Kūḍalakriṣṇaveṇi and Bheṇasī in the Miriñji-deśa. It is dated Monday, the solar eclipse in the month of Caitra in the Śaka year 1136, the cyclic year being Śrīmukha.(Source): What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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1) Name of a mountain; cf. Me.44.
2) Name of a town (Daulatabad).
Derivable forms: devagiriḥ (देवगिरिः).
Devagiri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and giri (गिरि).
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Devagirī (देवगिरी).—f. Name of a Rāgiṇī.
Devagirī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and girī (गिरी).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
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Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
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