Junagadh, Junāgaḍh: 1 definition


Junagadh 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 geography

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

Junāgaḍh is an archaeologically important site situated in Saurashtra, known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Junāgaḍh there is a book to the east of the town containing a Sanskrit inscription belonging to king Rudradāman of the Kṣatrapa dynasty. It is dated to Śaka year 72.

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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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