Nayima, Nāyima: 1 definition


Nayima 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: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

1) Nāyima or Nāyivarman is the name of a king from the Śilāhāra dynasty mentioned in the “Tālale plates of Gaṇḍarāditya”. Accordingly, “The son of Jatiga I was the illustrious king known as Nāyima, the abode of valour and the lord of the Vidyādharas, whose body was marked with the saffron-paste on the breasts of the Karṇāṭa ladies. Nāyima’s son was named Candra, who greatly increased his royal fortune, who accumulated a mass of religious merit, who appeared lovely with his fame spread in the (whole) world, who was a vertable ocean of charity, praised by the learned and charming to eyes”.

2) Nāyima, from the Nikumba-family, is mentioned in the “Tālale plates of Gaṇḍarāditya ”. Accordingly, “Horima’s son here was named Bīraṇa, and his younger brother was Arikesarin. That Bīraṇa’s son has become well-known by the name of Kundati. His younger brother is the illustrious Nāyima, who has well protected all his relatives, and is a veritable moon to the ocean in the form of the Jaina religion. He was a well-conducted and good person, devoted to charity and great fame, and was known for his piety”.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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