Kidakehigama, Kiḍakehigama, Kidakehi-gama: 1 definition



Kidakehigama 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 geography

Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Kiḍakehigama, mentioned in a 4th century inscription at Halmillagala-vihāra, is the name of a locality that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Vasabha (A.D. 67-111) built the tank Vahavāpi, and Mahāsena built Vāhana tank. The inscription at Halmillagala-vhāra is 2 miles from Nocciyagama on the Puttalam-Anurādhapura road.

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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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