Kurichchi: 1 definition



Kurichchi 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: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Kurichchi is an archaeologically important site situated in Tirunelveli-taluk (Tirunelveli district, Madras), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Kurichchi there is a Tamil inscription at the east wall on the mahāmaṇḍapa which registers the prevision made by Māttāṇḍan of Atikanūr for worship and offerings to the god Alagiyaśokkanār of Kurichchi and goddess Aṅgayarkaṇ-Nāchchiyār at the different festivals of the year. It is dated Kollam 703, Chittirai, 17.

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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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