Ghattapati, Ghaṭṭapati: 1 definition

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Ghattapati 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ghaṭṭapati.—(EI 7; CII 4; HD), same as Ghaṭṭapāla; gene- rally explained as ‘an officer in charge of quays or landing places (ghāṭs)’; may also be an officer in charge of a pass (cf. the Orissan royal title Aṣṭādaśa-ghaṭṭa-gondram-ādhipati); see Ep. Ind., Vol. VII, p. 91; JBORS, Vol. V, pp. 582, 588. Note: ghaṭṭapati 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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