Dhatukaumudi, aka: Dhātukaumudī, Dhatu-kaumudi; 1 Definition(s)

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Dhātukaumudī (धातुकौमुदी) is the name of a work ascribed to Padmanābha-datta (1350-1400 C.E.): well-known as the founder of saupadma school of Sanskrit Grammar and a resident of Bhoragrāma of Mithilā (now in modern Bihar state). Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XI. p. 128.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)
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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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