Kalombalaka, Kalombālaka: 1 definition



Kalombalaka 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: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Kalombālaka is the name of a locality that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—In B.C. 103, Vaṭṭagāmaṇi Abhaya was vanquished in battle at Kolambālaka, also called Kalombālaka, which was to northward of and very close to the site of the later Abhayagiri-vihāra. Also see the Kolambahālaka-vihāra.

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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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