Mudaliyar, Mudaliyār: 2 definitions
Mudaliyar 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 geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Mudaliyār.—(SII 12; SITI), Tamil; a chief. (EI 25), same as Maṭhādhipati. Note: mudaliyār is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
See also (synonyms): Mudali.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a clan of Tamil-speaking people.
2) [noun] a member of this clan.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Anāgārika Dharmapāla (by Bhikkhu Sangharakshita)
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 7: Amaraneedi (Amarniti) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Pattisvaram (Palayarai-Malapadi) < [Chapter X - Temples of Rajadhjraja II’s Time]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 4, Chapter 11 < [Khandaka 4 - The Settlement of Disputes among the Fraternity]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)