Sagar; 1 Definition(s)

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Sagar 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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Sagar is an archaeologically important site situated in Sagar district (Madhya Bharat), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Sagar there is a Sanskrit inscription on a slab above a panel of sculptures in a military mess house. It records a meritorious work (kīrtti) done by Kṛṣṇadevī of Loṇiya-vaṃśa, wife of Rājaputra Śrī-Deüka (?) of Kalāireya-vamśa, for the merit of her parents.

This inscription belongs to king Śaṅkaragaṇa of the Kalacurī dynasty.

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)
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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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