Ilaiyangudi, Ilaiyāṅgudi: 1 definition



Ilaiyangudi 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)

Ilaiyāṅgudi is an archaeologically important site situated in Paramagudi-taluk (Ramnad district, Madras), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Ilaiyāṅgudi there is an inscription on the south wall of the mahāmaṇḍapa of Rājendracholīśvara temple. It states that the tānattār of the temple of Rājendracholīśvaramuḍaiya-Nāyanār situated in Indirāvatāranallūr alias Vaḍavallattirukkai-Ilāṅguḍi agreed to burn  a perpetual lamp before the god in lieu of 110 paṇam received by them as endowment from Marudiḍamgoṇḍān-Śīgālivendan.

This inscription belongs to Jaṭāvarman Tribhuvanachakravartin Sundara-Pāṇḍyadeva of the Pāṇḍya dynasty.

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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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