Mandasor; 2 Definition(s)


Mandasor 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

Mandasor (मन्दसोर्), or more properly Daśor, is, the chief town of the Mandasor District of Madhya Pradesh. Daśapura is identical with Mandasor. The best explanation of the formation of the name Mandasor is that it is a composite name con sisting of Man and Dasor which were originally lying side by side and of which Man has been completely wiped out of existence. The second of these, namely, Dasor, is a regular modern derivative of the ancient Daśapura.

(Source): What is India: Inscriptions of the Early Gupta Kings

Mandasor (Mandsaur) is an archaeologically important site situated in Madhya Bharat, known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Mandasor there is a Sanskrit inscription on the wall of an old structure near Abhay Bāurī which mentions sāmrājya with referenced to two persons whose names are not clear. It is dated V. S. 1006.

(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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Daśapura (दशपुर) is identical with Mandasor.—Daśapura has been mentioned not only by Varāhamihi...
Bandhuvarman (बन्धुवर्मन्).—Verses 24-29 of the Mandasōr inscription of Kumāragupta (I) and Ban...

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