Pekarevasaka, aka: Pekare-vasaka; 1 Definition(s)


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Pekarevasaka is the name of a tank mentioned in an inscription at Rasnakavāva-vihāra, and existed near the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—At Rasnakavāva-vihāra, 3 miles north of the 16th mile on the Madavacciya-Horovapotāna road, a series of inscriptions of the 2nd-century contain place-names [viz., Pekarevasaka, the same, probably, as Pikaravasaka of the Pahala Tammanāva].

Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963
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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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