Nanadeshi, aka: Nānādeśi; 1 Definition(s)
Nanadeshi 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 geogprahy
Nānādeśi.—(EI 31; SITI; ASLV), guild of merchants coming from outside. Note: nānādeśi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Nandavana < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Appendix: Nanadesis < [Chapter XVI - Temples of Rajendra III’s Time]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)