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Marakuta, aka: Mara-kuta, Mārakūṭa; 1 Definition(s)

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Marakuta means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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

Mārakūṭa (मारकूट).—The Mārakuḍa and Mānamukaḍa hills are mentioned respectively in Bedsa and Junnar Inscriptions. Mārakuḍa (Skt. Mārakūṭa) was probably the ancient name of the hilI in which the Bedsa caves were excavated, and Mānamukaḍa seems to be the old name of the Mānamaḍa hill in which the Junnar caves are excavated.

Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptionsIndia history book cover
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The history and of India includes names of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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