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Marutkshetra, aka: Marutkṣetra, Marut-kshetra; 1 Definition(s)

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Marutkshetra 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.

The Sanskrit term Marutkṣetra can be transliterated into English as Marutksetra or Marutkshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Marutkṣetra or simply Marut is the name of a village mentioned in the “Panhāle plates of Vikramāditya”. Marutkṣetra is evedently Muruḍ in the Kolābā District. It is probably identical Muru mentioned in the Cānje inscription (No. 22).

These copper plates (mentioning Marutkṣetra) were found at Panhāle in the Dāpolī-tālukā of the Ratnāgiri District. It records a grant made by Aparāditya for the spiritual welfare of his son, the prince (Kumāra) Vikramāditya. It was made by Aparāditya on the occasion of a lunar eclipse, on Monday, the 15th tithi of the bright fortnight of Āśvina in the expired Śaka year 1061.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dharma, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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