Niva-pata, aka: Nīva-pāta; 1 Definition(s)

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Nīva-pāta.—(LP), the falling of rain-water from the eaves; cf. Gujarātī nev or nevāṃ. Note: nīva-pāta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Vyatipata
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Sampata
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Patakara
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Niva
Nīva (नीव).—A species of tree.Derivable forms: nīvaḥ (नीवः).
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Pakshapata
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Sharapata
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Ashrupata
Aśrupāta (अश्रुपात).—m. (-taḥ) A flow of tears. E. aśru, and pāta fall.
Antahpata
Antaḥpaṭa (अन्तःपट).—a screen of cloth held between two persons who are to be united (as a brid...
Dandapata
Daṇḍapāṭa.—(Ep. Ind., Vol. XXIX, p. 107); Od8iyā; the province of a kingdom; an administrative ...
Krantipata
Krāntipāta (क्रान्तिपात).—m. (-taḥ) The nodes of the ecliptic, or the equinoctial points. E. kr...
Kupata
Kupata (कुपत).—ind. Excellently.
Drishtipata
Dṛṣṭipāta (दृष्टिपात).—m. (-taḥ) A look, a glance. E. dṛṣṭi, and pāta falling.

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