Gunaighar: 1 definition


Gunaighar 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: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Gunaighar is an archaeologically important site situated in Tippera District (Bangladesh), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Gunaighar there is a Sanskrit inscription which is issued from Krīpura. It records a grant of land made by the king at the instance of his vassal Mahārāja Rudradatta in favour of a Buddhist monk named ācārya Śāntideva in a vihāra dedicated to Avalokiteśvara. The dūtaka of the grant is Mahāsāmanta Mahārāja Vijayasena.

This inscription belongs to king Vainyagupta of the Guptā dynasty and is dated Gupta year 188.

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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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