Poona: 1 definition


Poona 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)

Poona is an archaeologically important site situated in Poona-taluk (Poona district, Bombay), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Poona there is a Prakrit inscription on a terracotta seal from Kolhapur at the Deccan College Post-Graduate Re search Institute. It reads Bhagavato Laja-Bhaṭṭasa. In characters of about the 3rd century A.D. and bears the figure of a trident in the centre.

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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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