Punakadesha, Pūnakadeśa, Punaka-desha: 1 definition

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Punakadesha 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: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Pūnakadeśa is the name of an deśa (administrative unit) under the rule of the Śilāhāra dynasty (r. 765-1029 A.D.).—The Pūnakadeśa comprised the territory round Poonā. The deśas were previously divided into rāṣṭras. The deśas were divided into viṣayas in North and south Koṅkaṇ. Several viṣayas are mentioned in the records of the Śilāhāras.

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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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