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Malgund 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.

India history and geogprahy

Malgund is an archaeologically important site situated in Hangal-taluk (Dharwar district), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Malgund there is a damaged hero stone set up in a place called Hālahoṇḍa which seems to record the death of a hero and the setting up of the memorial stone by his wife, when Kali-viṭṭarasa was administering the Banavase region. This inscription belongs to king Kannaradeva of the Rāṣṭrakūṭa dynasty and is dated Śaka 871.

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