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Ekadorika 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.

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

Ekadorika or Ekadoraya is the name of a vihāra that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Inscriptions of Subha and of Gajabāhu I (114-136) at Pahala Kayināṭṭama and Vihāragala, at the foot of the range now known as Puliyankulamakanda, close to the Sīppikulama-Kayināṭṭama minor road, name the site Ekadoraya or Ekadorika-vihara, Ekadvāra of the Chronicle, and grant to it Upaladoṇika tank (present Kayināṭṭamavāva). (also see Pācīnapabbata)

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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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