Pad-anudhyata, aka: Pād-ānudhyāta; 1 Definition(s)

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Pād-ānudhyāta.—(IE 8-2; EI 2; CII 3), ‘meditating on the feet or favoured by the feet of…’, a technical expression for the relations of a feudatory to his paramount sovereign, of a subordinate to a chief, of a successor to his predecessor, of a son to his parents, of a nephew to his uncle, of a grandson to his grandfather, and of a younger to his elder brother; used also in respect of gods. In rare cases, the word pāda is omitted. Cf Pāda-bhakta and Pād-ānudhyāna-rata. Note: pād-ānudhyāta 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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