Nakodapika, aka: Nakoḍapika; 1 Definition(s)

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India history and geogprahy

Nakoḍapika is the name of a tank mentioned in the inscriptions at Haṅdagala Vihāra: the name of a district that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Haṅdagala Vihāra, 3 miles north-west of Ratmalegahevāva at the 12th mile on the Madavacciya-Horovapotāna road, is a picturesque site with numerous inscribed caves of the 2nd century B.C. to the 1st century. The place-names occurring in these inscriptions are, among others, Nakoḍapika.

Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963
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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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