Mandaragiri, Mandāragiri, Mandara-giri: 1 definition

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Mandaragiri 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: Epigraphia Indica Vol. 36: Tenali plates of eastern Chālukya Vijayāditya I grant

Mandāragiri (मन्दारगिरि).—The Mandār or Mandāra-giri, described in the Purāṇas as situated on the Vindhyas to the south of the Gaṅga, is an isolated hill about 700 feet in height and lying nearly seven miles to the south of Bāṅkā, headquarters of a Sub-Division of that name in the Bhagalpur District of Bihar. It is about thirty miles to the south of Bhagalpur and about three miles from the terminus of the Bhagalpur-Mandar Hill Branch of the Eastern Railway.

 

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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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