Polakkudi, Polakkuḍi: 1 definition


Polakkudi 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.

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Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Polakkuḍi is an archaeologically important site situated in Nannilam-taluk (Tanjore district, Madras), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Polakkuḍi there is an inscription in the Tamil language on the back of a Jaina image near the tank. It states that Rājendraya Rājaśrī Mallāranāyar had a tank dug at Pelaikuḍi and incurred  orders peohilating taking out of water from it by baskets (for irrigation) and the cutting down of trees surrounding it.

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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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