Northern India: 2 definitions
Northern India 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 geogprahySource: archive.org: Cunningham’s Ancient Geography of India
Northern India comprised the Panjab proper, including Kashmir and the adjoining hill states, with the whole of eastern Afghanistan beyond the Indus, and the present Cis-Satlej States to the west of the Saraswati river.
According to Xuanzang (Hwen Thsang), in Northern India, the districts of Kabul, Jalalabad, Peshawar, Ghazni, and Banu were all subject to the ruler of Kapisa, whose capital was most probably at Charikar, or Alexandria ad Caucasum.Source: Ancient Buddhist Texts: Geography of Early Buddhism
Northern India or Uttarāpatha refers to a district of ancient India comprising the Punjab proper including Kashmīr and the adjoining hill states; as recorded in the Pāli Buddhist texts (detailing the geography of ancient India as it was known in to Early Buddhism).—According to Chinese Buddhist writers, Northern India (Uttarāpatha) comprised the Punjab proper including Kashmīr and the adjoining hill states with the whole of eastern Afganisthan beyond the Indus, and the present Cis-satlej States to the west of the Saraswatī river.
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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Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
The festival of the Winter Solstice < [Notes]
Notes on divine and intelligent horses < [Notes]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 2: Incarnation as Pārśvanātha < [Chapter III - Birth, youth, initiation, and omniscience of Śrī Pārśva]
Part 1: Story of Vajrakarṇa < [Chapter V - The kidnapping of Sītā]
Anāgārika Dharmapāla (by Bhikkhu Sangharakshita)
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 34 - Rajaraja I (A.D. 1200-1273) < [Chapter XI - The Chalukyas]
Part 23 - Anuguraja (A.D. 1134-1147) < [Chapter II - The Haihayas]
Indian Medicinal Plants (by Kanhoba Ranchoddas Kirtikar)
6. Ranunculus soleratus, Linn. < [Ranunculaceae (buttercup family)]
18. Aconitum chasmanthum, Stapf. < [Ranunculaceae (buttercup family)]
The travels of Fa-Hian (400 A.D.) (by Samuel Beal)