Kasturadevi, Kastura-devi, Kasturādevī: 1 definition
Kasturadevi 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 geographySource: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume XXXI (1955-56)
Kasturādevī is the wife of king Anaṅgabhīma III (r. 1211 A.D,), as mentioned in the “Asankhali plates of Narasiṃha II” (1302 A.D.). Anaṅgabhīma III, great-grandfather of Narasiṃha II. Verse 81 introduces king Narasiṃha I, son of Anaṅgabhīma III from the queen Kasturādevī.
These copper plates (mentioning Kasturādevī) were discovered from the house of a Santal inhabitant of Pargana Asankhali in the Mayurbhanj State (Orissa). It was made when king Vīra-Narasiṃhadeva was staying at the Bhairavapura-kaṭaka (city, camp or residence).
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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