Latesha, Lāṭeśa, Lata-isha: 1 definition


Latesha 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 Lāṭeśa can be transliterated into English as Latesa or Latesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume XXIX (1951-1952)

Lāṭeśa (लाटेश) is the name of an ancient king from Lāṭa who was conquered by Kesarin of the Śulkī royal family possibly identified with the Eastern Chālukya dynasty according to Chakravarti.—Accordingly, the Maser inscription of a Śulkī chief states that “[...] Then a certain Guṇāḍhya described as Kesarin is introduced as son (of Narasiṃha). At the command of Kṛṣṇarāja he conquered the king of Lāṭa (Lāṭeśa) and a Kacchavāha”.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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