Ganga-Yamuna: 2 definitions


Ganga-Yamuna 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: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Other Technologies: A Survey

Ganga-Yamuna region.—The first appearance of glass objects in India, according to current knowledge, is from the upper Ganga-Yamuna region and datable to the last centuries of the 2nd millennium BCE. At sites such as Bhagwanpura (Haryana), Kopia (U.P.), glass beads and bangles were found. In the following centuries, glass technology spread all over India.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Gaṅgā-yamunā.—(EI 24, 29), royal insignia probably con- sisting of the representation of the Gaṅgā and Yamunā on the flags or at the gate. Note: gaṅgā-yamunā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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