Nagadevaiya, Nāgadevaiya: 1 definition

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Nagadevaiya 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: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Nāgadevaiya, son of Risiyapaiya, is mentioned in the “Ṭhāṇā plates of Mummuṇirāja”. Accordingly, “...(and) to the Brāhmaṇa Nāgadevaiya, the son of the Brāhmaṇa Risiyapaiya, of the Kāśyapa gōtra and Ṛgvēda Śākhā, who has emigrated from Karahāṭa...”

These copper plates (mentioning Nāgadevaiya) were discovered in 1956 while digging the ground between the Church and the District Office at Ṭhāṇā, the chief town of the Ṭhāṇā District in Mahārāṣṭra. Its object is to record the grant, by the Śilāhāra Mummuṇirāja, of some villages and lands to learned Brāhmaṇas on the occasion of the lunar eclipse on the fifteenth tithi of the bright fortnight of Phālguna in the Śaka year 970, the cyclic year being Sarvadhārin.

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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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