Kantedadaka, Kānteḍadaka, Kante-dadaka: 1 definition



Kantedadaka 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: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions

Kānteḍadaka (कान्तेडदक) or Kānteḍadakagrāma is a place-name classified as a grāma and mentioned in the Gupta inscriptions. The Gupta empire (r. 3rd-century CE), founded by Śrī Gupta, covered much of ancient India and embraced the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Kānteḍadakagrāma was a village situated in the division called Uttaramaṇḍala. The name cannot be explained but the suffix ‘ḍadaka’ also appears in the name here and Nādaḍadakagrāma mentioned in line 27 of this inscription.

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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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