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Source: Ancient Buddhist Texts: Geography of Early Buddhism

Nisabhapabbata (निसभपब्बत) or simply Nisabha is the name of a mountain (pabbata) situated in Uttarāpatha (Northern District) of ancient India, as recorded in the Pāli Buddhist texts (detailing the geography of ancient India as it was known in to Early Buddhism).—The Nisabha-pabbata is not far off from the Himavanta (cf. Apadāna). It is the mountain which lies to the west of the Gandhamādana and north of the Kabul river called by the Greeks Paropanisos, now called the Hindukush.

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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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