Pakkavilala, aka: Pakkavilāla, Pakka-vilala; 1 Definition(s)

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[Pakkavilala in India history glossaries]

Pakkavilāla (पक्कविलाल) or Pakkavilālakṣetra is a place-name classified as a kṣetra and mentioned in the Gupta inscription No. 52. The Gupta empire (r. 3rd-century CE), founded by Śrī Gupta, covered much of ancient India and embraced the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. The expression means field of Pakkavilāla. The word pakka means a barbarous tribe, a caṇḍāla. Vilāla has already been explained.

(Source): archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions
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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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