Nandapura, Nandapuram, Nanda-pura: 3 definitions


Nandapura 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: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Another city Nandapuram is found in Siripuram Plates of Ananiavannan. It has been identified with Nandapuram in old Jeypore estate in Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh.

Source: Asiatic Researches

Nandapura is the name of a village built by Nanda Maharaja, who gave it as an Agrahaj (an endowment) to 500 Brahmans. Nanda Maharaja was an ancient prince of Vijayanagar, tracing his descent from the race of Pandu. The line of Pandu is traced according to the Chandravamsa (lunar dynasty) of the Puranas, commencing with Buddha, (Mercury) the son of the Moon. Pandu Raya, King of Hastinapur, was contemporary with Krishna, King of Mathura, at the end of Dvapara Yuga.

Source: texts Science And Technology In Medievel India

Nandapura is a deserted town in Koraput District of Orissa and it was the old capital of the Rajas of Jeypore (Jayapura) Zamindari.

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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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