Niddham: 1 definition


Niddham 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 geography

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Niddham is an archaeologically important site situated in Srikakulam District (Madras), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Niddham there is a Sanskrit inscription which Registers the royal order regarding a grant of land in Māṭṭura grāma in Saṃvā-viṣaya to Nārāyaṇa, who seems to have been born of a veśyā by name Vuddhamā. Some details of the dates of coronation of the king and his father Vajrahasta are given (see introduction).

This inscription belongs to king Devendravarman Rājaraja of the Eastern Gaṅga dynasty and is dated Śaka 995.

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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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