Khadapara, Khādāpāra: 1 definition


Khadapara 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: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions

Khādāpāra (खादापार) or Khāṭāpāra is a place-name classified as a viṣaya 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. Khādāpāra-viṣaya may be assigned to the Puṇḍravardhana-bhukti. The name of the district cannot be read with certainty. Sen suggests three readings: Mahā-Khushāpāra, Khādāpāra (Khāṭāpāra), or Khusaspāra. Banerji gives the reading ‘Mahā-khuṣāpāra’.

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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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