Ksharanadi, aka: Kṣāranadī, Kshara-nadi; 2 Definition(s)


Ksharanadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Kṣāranadī can be transliterated into English as Ksaranadi or Ksharanadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Kṣāranadī (क्षारनदी) refers to a river lying on the northern boundary of Kūṣmāṇḍī: a village mentioned in the Paṭṭaṇakuḍi plates of Avasara II. The village Kūṣmāṇḍī was granted by Raṭṭarāja to his learned preceptor Ātreya, who was a disciple of the Śaiva ascetic Ambhojaśambhu of the Karkaroṇī branch of the Mattamayūra clan.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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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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Ksharanadi in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

Kṣāranadī (क्षारनदी).—a river of alkaline water in hell.

Kṣāranadī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣāra and nadī (नदी).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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