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Lucknow 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)

Lucknow is an archaeologically important site situated in Lucknow district (Uttar Pradesh), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Lucknow there is a stone in the provincial Museum which seems to record the pious activities of Rāṇaka Abhayadeva and Sulhaṇa Bhaṇḍārī, son of Rāuta Sāḍhe.

This inscription belongs to the Vīrabrahma (Vīravarman) dynasty and is dated V. S. 1318 (1261 A. D., June 15).

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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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