Nasik, aka: Nāsik; 1 Definition(s)
Nasik 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
Nāsik is an archaeologically important site situated in Nasik district, known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Nāsik there are various caves which contains Prākṛit inscriptions in Brāhmī script. One such inscription belongs to king Vāsiṭhiputa Siri-Pulumayi of the Śātavāhana dynasty and is dated Śaka 1176.Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)
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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Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 11 - Country of Kiu-che-lo (Gurjara) < [Book XI - Twenty-three Countries]
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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 16 - The Description of Bharata < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
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