Korantaka, Koraṇṭaka: 1 definition


Korantaka 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: Jainworld: Jain History (h)

Koraṇṭaka (कोरण्टक) is the historical name of Korṭā.—The old name of Korṭā, situated twenty-six kms. to the south-west of Saṇḍera, is Koraṇṭaka. Korṭā was a famous place of pilgrimage of the Jainas. In the tenth century A.D., Dhanapāla, in his poem Satyapuramahāvīrautsāha refers to the temple of Mahāvīra of Koranta.

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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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