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Dombila, aka: Ḍombila; 1 Definition(s)


Dombila 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.

India history and geogprahy

Ḍombila is the name of a village mentioned in the “Mahul stone inscription of Haripāladeva”. Ḍombila may be modern Ḍombivalī in the Kalyāṇ tālukā of the Ṭhāṇā District, a station on Bombay-Poona branch of the Central Railway. Accordingly, “Moreover, the orchard in Ḍombila is granted as a gift free from taxes to the venerable Govardhanabhaṭṭa”.

This stone inscription (mentioning Ḍombila) was found at Māhul near Trombay in 1958. It records the vyavasthā (regulation) laid down by the illustrious Haripāladeva in respect of the village Māhavala included in the viṣaya of Ṣaṭshaṣṭi. It is dated on the lunar eclipse on Sunday, the fifteenth tithi of the bright fortnight of Āṣāḍha in the Śaka year 1075, the cyclic year being Śrīmukha.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dharma, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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