Ghorapada, Ghorapaḍa: 3 definitions

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Ghorapada means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Ghorapaḍa (घोरपड) is the name of a river mentioned as lying on the western boundary of Vaḍavalī, according to the “Vaḍavalī grant of Aparāditya I”. Vaḍavalī still retains its ancient name and is situated six miles north of Ṭhāṇā.

These copper plates (mentioning Ghorapaḍa) were in the possession of a blacksmith at Vaḍavalī near Ṭhāṇā. Its object is to record the grant, by Aparāditya, of the village Vaḍavalī in the Karakūṭa-viṣaya and also of a field in the village Mora in the Vareṭikā-viṣaya. It is dated on the fifteenth tithi of the bright fortnight of Kārttika in the Śaka year 1049, the cyclic year being Plavaṅga.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ghōrapaḍa (घोरपड).—f (gōdhā S) An iguana. 2 fig. A care or trouble; a depressing weight or burden; a solicitude. Ex. mājhē gaḷyānta hyā kāmācī ghō0 ghālūṃ nakō; āpaṇa cōrī karūna majavara phukaṭa ghō0 ghātalī.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ghōrapaḍa (घोरपड).—f An iguana. A care or trouble; a depressing weight or burden; a solicitude.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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