Purillaka; 1 Definition(s)
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Purillaka.—(EI 29; CII 4), explained as ‘the mayor of a town.’ Cf. rāja-sāmanta-viṣayapati-grāmabhogika-purillaka-cāṭa-bhaṭa-sevak- ādin (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXIX, pp. 114-15); also Deśillaka and Pura-pati, Pura-pradhāna, Pura-śreṣṭhin, Vīthillaka, etc. Note: purillaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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Pura-pradhāna.—(CII 4), mayor of a city; cf. Purapati, Puraśreṣṭhin, Nagara-śreṣṭhin, Purillaka...
Deśillaka.—(EI 28), official designation as in rāṣtra-grāma- kūṭa-deśillaka-mahattara-adhikārik...
Purapati.—(EI 25), mayor of a town; cf. Pura-pradhāna, Puraśreṭhin, Nagara-śreṣṭhin, Purillaka,...
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