Wisdom Library Logo

Katashadi, aka: Kaṭaṣaḍī; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Katashadi 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.

The Sanskrit term Kaṭaṣaḍī can be transliterated into English as Katasadi or Katashadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Kaṭaṣaḍī is the name of a village mentioned in the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārjuna”. Kaṭaṣaḍī, the headquarters of a viṣaya (district) of that name, would now assume a firm like that Kaṭakheḍī or Kaḍagaon, but no such place-name is noticed in the Bassein tālukā of the Ṭhāṇā District, though similar names are found in some other districts of Mahārāṣṭra.

This inscription (mentioning Kaṭaṣaḍī) is reported to have been found at Bassein and is now deposited in the Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay. It mentions the Rājaguru Vedaśiva and eulogises one Bhopaka Vyomaśiva. It is dated in the Śaka year 1083, on Monday, the fifteenth tithi of the dark fortnight of the month Puṣya, the cyclic year being Vṛṣa.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
context information

The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dharma, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

Relevant definitions

Search found 4 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Patalasaka
1) Paṭālasaka is the name of a village mentioned in the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārj...
Lashana Vangaka
Laṣaṇa Vaṅgaka (fl. 1162 A.D.) is mentioned in the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārjuna”....
Mahadugiva Jha
Mahadugiva Jhā (fl. 1162 A.D.) is mentioned in the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārjuna”....
Lonavataka
Loṇavāṭaka is the name of a village mentioned in the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārjuna...

Relevant text

Search found books containing Katashadi or Kaṭaṣaḍī. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:

- Was this explanation helpufll? Leave a comment:

Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.

You have to be a member in order to post comments. Click here to login or click here to become a member.