Gandaraditya, Gaṇḍarāditya: 1 definition


Gandaraditya 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: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

1) Gaṇḍarāditya (fl. 1118 A.D.) is the name of a king from the Śilāhāra dynasty mentioned in the “Herle stone inscription of Gaṇḍarāditya”. Gaṇḍarāditya is described as reigning from Vaḷavāḍa and as causing daily the growth of the royal fortune of the Kṣatriyas such as Bhojadeva who had been born earlier in the Śilāhāra family.

Accordingly, “Whiles Gaṇḍarādityadeva, endowed with all the titles, born in the lineage of Jīmūtavāhana, the emperor of the Khacara family, the king of the Śiḷāhāras, the Māṇḍalika, Ḍaṃgeya-Barmma, who had made his own the seven members of the royal fortune, a Śiva to the Māṇḍalikas, who is every day augmenting the royal fortune of the Kṣatriyas such as Bhojadeva who were his predecessors in the Śiḷāhāra family, is ruling from his capital at Vaḷavāḍa in the enjoyment of pleasant conversations”.

2) Gaṇḍarāditya or Gaṇḍarādityadeva is mentioned as the brother of Ballāla (a king from the Śilāhāra dynasty) in the “Honnur image inscription of the reign of Ballāla”.

3) 2) Gaṇḍarāditya or Gaṇḍarādityadeva, son of Mārasiṃhadeva, is also mentioned in the “Bamaṇī stone inscription of Vijayaditya”. Accordingly, “Goṅkala (son of Jatiga) had a son (named) Mārasiṃhadeva; his offspring was Gaṇḍarādityadeva. His son, the illustrious Vijayādityadeva”.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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