Nandikada, aka: Nāndīkaḍa; 2 Definition(s)

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Nandikada 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

Nāndīkaḍa (नान्दीकड) is mentioned in Bashim Plates of Vindhyaśakti II. lt has been identified with Nanded. The name of Nāndīkaḍa showsthat the locality stood on the bank (or in the valley) of the Nāndī (modem Mānyad). Nanded, however, stands on the Godavari, at adistance from the course of the Mānyad. To justify the name, wehave probably to think that the Nāndī originally joined the Godāvarī, near Nāndīkaḍa.

Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Nāndīkaḍa (नान्दीकड), which was apparently the headquarters of a district3, is probably identical with Nāndeḍ the chief town of a district of the same name in the Mahārāshṭra State.

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Vākāṭakas
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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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