Hamsadvara, Haṃsadvāra: 1 definition

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Hamsadvara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)

Haṃsadvāra (हंसद्वार) is the name of a sacred spot mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—Haṃsadvāra is, according to the Nīlamata, near the Muṇḍapṛṣṭhagiri, but as Dr. V.S. Agrawala has pointed out, the term was used in ancient Indian literature for the mountain passes over which the swans from India flew to Tibet (Lipulekh) and to Central Asia (Hunza).

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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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