Jalamangala, Jālamaṅgala, Jala-mangala: 1 definition


Jalamangala 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: Epigraphia Indica volume 4 (1896-97)

Jālamaṅgala is the name of an ancient city mentioned in the “Kaḍaba plates of Prabhūtavarṣa” (9th century A.D.).—According to ll. 82, 83, 85-88, Jālamaṅgala, the granted village, was situated in the Iḍigūr-viṣaya, and surrounded by the villages Svastimaṅgala on the east, Beḷḷinda on the south, Guḍḍanūr on the west, and Taripāl on the north, and a more detailed description of the boundaries is added in ll. 88-96.

These copper-plates (mentioning Jālamaṅgala) were found at Kaḍaba, situated in the Tumkūr district of the Mysore State. It records that the king Prabhūtavarṣa, (i.e. Govinda III.) presented the village of Jālamaṅgala to the Jaina muni Arkakīrti, on behalf of the temple of Jinendra at Śilāgrāma. It is dated to the 24th May A.D. 812.

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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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