Gundan, Guṇḍan: 1 definition


Gundan 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: Archaeological Survey of India: Śaiva monuments at Paṭṭadakal

Guṇḍan.—Several names of architects and sculptors are inscribed on a few monuments, most of them in Lokeśvara and Pāpanātha temples. We retain first the name of Guṇḍan, who was awarded several titles, Anivāritācāri, Tribhuvanācārya, Sarvasiddhi Ācāri “Master of all realizations”, title granted by the queen Lokamahādevī, for the construction of Lokeśvara temple (inscriptions 1, 2).

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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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