Pravaragiri, aka: Pravara-giri; 1 Definition(s)

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Pravaragiri (प्रवरगिरि).—In the Barabar Hill Cave inscription of Anantavarman of sixth or seventh century A.D., the (Gorathagiri) hill is called of Pravara-giri. This name seems to have been the origin of the word Barabar. For detailed accounts of Barabar hills, see Dr. D. R. Patil’s Antiguarian Remains in Bihar, pp. 15ff.

(Source): archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions
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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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