Rattamalakandaka, Rattamālakaṇḍaka, Rattamala-kandaka: 1 definition



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Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Rattamālakaṇḍaka is the name of a locality that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Mahāsena (275-301) built Rattamālakaṇḍaka or Rattala tank and Kassapa IV (898-914) erected a shrine on the Rattāmala hill, present Ratmale, close to and south of Anurādhapura. The village Kakkhagamiya is mentioned in a 6th century inscription at Kuḍā Ratmale.

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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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