Gandaradityadeva, Gaṇḍarādityadeva: 1 definition


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Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Gaṇḍarādityadeva, or simply Gaṇḍarāditya, son of Mārasiṃhadeva, is the name of a king from the Śilāhāra dynasty, according to 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”.

This inscription (mentioning Gaṇḍarādityadeva) is on a stone near the door of a Jaina temple at Bāmaṇī, a village 25 miles south-west of Kāgal, the chief town of the Kāgal-tālukā in the Kolhāpur District. It records the grant made by Vijayāditya of a field, a flower-garden, and a house, in the village Maḍalūra in the district of Paṇaturagegolla. It was made on the occasion of a lunar eclipse, on Friday, the full-moon tithi of Bhādrapada, in the cyclic year Pramoda, when 1073 Śaka years had elapsed.

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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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