Khorakhottamka, Khorakhoṭṭāṃka: 1 definition

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Source: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume XXXI (1955-56)

Khorakhoṭṭāṃka is the name of a land granted by king Subhikṣa (for the merit and fame of his parents and himself) as recorded in the “Plate of Subhikṣarājadeva” (10th century A.D.). It belonged to Śilāditya measuring six Nālikāvāpas. Khorakhoṭṭāṃka was dedicated to the goddess Durggābhaṭṭārikā (Durgādevī) who is said to have been installed in a locality called Harṣapura.

This inscribed copper plate (mentioning Khorakhoṭṭāṃka) is preserved in the temple of Yogabadarī (one of the Pañcabadarī) at Pāṇḍukeśvar (Pāṇḍukeśvara). It records the grant of many pieces of land, situated in the viṣayas (districts) of Ṭaṅgaṇāpura and Antaraṅga made by king Subhikṣa in favour of three deities.

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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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