Ramatirtha, aka: Rama-tirtha, Rāmatīrtha; 5 Definition(s)
Ramatirtha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Rāmatīrtha (रामतीर्थ).—A R.; the mahānadī touching the hill of Prabhāsa where Rāma bathed with his wife; all sins committed in a hundred generations vanish as a result of a bath in this tīrtha;1 the mantra for bathing in;2 sacred to Ramanā and the Pitṛs3 in Ayodhyā.4(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Itihasa (narrative history)
Rāmatīrtha (रामतीर्थ) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. ) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Rāma-tīrtha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
Rāmatīrtha also refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.82.66, III.83.14).(Source): JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).
India history and geogprahy
Rāmatīrtha (रामतीर्थ) is the name of a sacred spot mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—Rāmatīrtha has been identified with the modern Rāmuh on the high road from Śupiyan to Śrīnagar.(Source): archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
Rāmatīrtha is an archaeologically important site situated in Hangal-taluk (Dharwar district, Bombay), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Rāmatīrtha there is a damaged stone standing near the Rāmasvāmi temple which refers to the authority of the Kadamba feudatory Sāntayadeva over Banavāsi-12000 and Pānuṃgal 500. Mentions his queen (name lost).(Source): What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)
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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