Nandavana, Nandāvana: 1 definition
Nandavana 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 geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Nandavana or Nandāvana.—cf. tiru-nandavanam, etc. (SII 1); a sacred flower-garden. Note: nandavana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 2 - Nandavana Garden < [Chapter 1 - The Jewel of the Buddha]
Biography (2) Khemā Therī < [Chapter 44 - Life Histories of Bhikkhunī Arahats]
Part 3 - King Suddhodāna’s invitation < [Chapter 16 - The arrival of Upatissa and Kolita]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Nandavana < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Appendix: Naralokavira’s Chidambaram Inscription < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 69 - The Story of Kṛṣṇa Begins < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Chapter 72 - Devotees of Kṛṣṇa Born in Gokula as Cowherdesses < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King (A Life of Buddha) (by Samuel Beal)
The Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)