Patel, Paṭel, Pāṭel: 1 definition
Patel 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 geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Paṭel or Pāṭel.—(IE 8-3; EI 7), also called Pāṭīl; village headman; a member of the administrative board called Cauthiyā in Western India; cf. Paṭṭakila, Paṭakīla, Veṭakila. Note: paṭel 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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 1 - Anu Nam Te Dhani < [Part 1 - Saurashtra ni Rashdhar]
Chapter 6 - Natho Modhvadio (Around 1830) < [Part 2 - Sorathi Baharvatiya]
Chapter 37 - Bapu Bhalalo < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Jago Patel < [November-December 1931]
The Enduring Relevance of Sardar < [July – September, 1993]
The Last Journey < [January 1958]
Jarasandhavadha Mahakavyam (by Pankaj L. Jani)
Bhishma Charitra (by Kartik Pandya)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)