Hirekerur, aka: Hirekerūr; 1 Definition(s)

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Hirekerur 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.

India history and geogprahy

Hirekerūr is an archaeologically important site situated in Kod-taluk (Dharwar district, Bombay), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Hirekerūr there is a hero stone set up on the tank-bund which records the death, in a cattle raid, of Sātaṇa, son of Bhojaṅgara Nāraṇayya of Piriya-Kereyūr. The memorial was carved by Sāta.

This inscription belongs to king Tribhuvanamalla of the Western Chālukya dynasty.

(Source): What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)
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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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