Sahni, Sāhnī: 1 definition
Sahni 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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Sāhnī.—(IE 8-3), modern family name derived from Sans- krit Sādhanika = Prakrit Sāhaṇia, Sāhaṇi. Note: sāhnī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 13 - Monastery area (at Sārnāth) < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
Part 11 - Main Shrine of Sārnāth < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
Part 6 - Growth of the clientele of early Buddhism < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)