Mahakartakritika, Mahākārtākṛtika: 1 definition



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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Mahākārtākṛtika.—(IE 8-2; EI 29, 30; CII 3; HD), official designation of uncertain import; probably, a reporter who informed the king about the progress of big undertakings; some- times explained as ‘the royal agent or judge’; one of the desig- nations sometimes included in the pañca-mahāśabda; cf. the case of Maitraka Dhruvasena I. Cf. Ind. Ant., Vol. XV, p. 306. See Kārtākṛtika. Note: mahākārtākṛtika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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