Prithivisena, Pṛthivīṣeṇa, Pṛthivīsena, Prithivishena: 1 definition

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Prithivisena 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.

The Sanskrit terms Pṛthivīṣeṇa and Pṛthivīsena can be transliterated into English as Prthivisena or Prithivishena or Prithivisena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Shodhganga: Ajanta’s antiquity

Pṛthivīṣeṇa I (r. 355-385 CE) is a king from the Eastern Vākāṭakas (Nandivardhana branch) dynasty of ancient India. During the rule of the Vākāṭakas (founded by Vindhyaśakti), there was a burst of patronage and creative energy directed at the Ajantā caves at West-Khandesh (West-Khaṇḍeśa, modern Jalgaon) that existed since the 3rd century BCE. During this time the region was ruled by kings (eg., Pṛthivīṣeṇa) and descendants of the Sātavāhana lineage. Pṛthivīṣeṇa I was preceded by Rudraṣeṇa I and succeeded by Rudraṣeṇa II.

Pṛthivīṣeṇa II from the Nandivardhana branch (Eastern Vākāṭakas) reigned 480-505 and was preceded by Narendraṣeṇa.

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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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