Panca-vara, Pañca-vāra: 1 definition
Panca-vara 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Pañca-vāra.—(EI 23), a tax; cf. pañcavāri, pañcupīli, etc.; also pañca-vāram (SITI), one-fifth of the producc due to the government as land-revenue. (SITI), five branches in the administration of big villages, each looked after by a committee called pañcavāra-vāriyam. Note: pañca-vāra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Starts with: Panca-varav-ur-idu-vari.
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