Guvaka-narikel-adikam-laggavayitva, aka: Guvāka-nārikel-ādikaṃ-laggāvayitvā; 1 Definition(s)


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Guvāka-nārikel-ādikaṃ-laggāvayitvā.—refers to the right of planting arecanut and coconut palms in the gift land without the permission of the king or landlord as was necessary in the case of ordinary tenants; cf. sa-guvāka-nārikela. Cf. Majum- dar, Ins. Beng., Vol. III, p. 125. hastidaṇḍa-varabalīvarda-coṭāla-andhā(rthā?)ruvā-pratyandhā- (rthā?)ruvā-adattā-padātijīva-ahidaṇḍa-ānta(tu?)rāvaḍḍi-bandha- daṇḍa-vijayavandāpanā-mārgaṇika-prabhṛti-bhaviṣyat-kara-sahita, refers to the donee's right to enjoy various taxes the nature of some of which is doubtful. These include the tax for keeping elephants and prize bullocks, tax for the maintenance of the king's Padātis (footmen or Pāiks), tax on the professional snake-charmers, ransom in lieu of imprisonment, presents to be made to the king on his return from a victorious campaign and tax to be paid for using the road in the gift village for the transit of articles of merchandise. See the expressions separately as noticed above. See also suvarṇa-daṇḍa-ahidaṇḍa… below. Cf. Ind. Ep., p. 401. Note: guvāka-nārikel-ādikaṃ-laggāvayitvā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Guvāka.—cf. sa-guvāka-nārikela (IE 8-5); arecanut palms, the enjoyment of which was not allowed...
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