Krishnapura, Kṛṣṇapura, Krishna-pura: 1 definition

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Krishnapura 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 Kṛṣṇapura can be transliterated into English as Krsnapura or Krishnapura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

1) Kṛṣṇapura (कृष्णपुर) or Kandarapura is mentioned in the Mattepad Plates of Dāmodarvarman and the Chezarla inscription of Kandara’s grandson. Kandarapura was the capital of Kandara janapada. As suggested by D. C. Sircar, it may be identical with Chezarla in Narasaropet taluq of the Guntur district. There are more than seventy-eight shrines at Chezarla, and Kapoteśvara is the deity of the main temple there.

2) Kṛṣṇapura (कृष्णपुर).—The place is mentioned in Yekkari rock inscription of Pulakeśin II. The town should be located in the vicinity of Yekkeri in Parasgad taluq of Belgaum district, Mysore State.

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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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