Satiyaputta, Satiya-putta: 1 definition

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Satiyaputta 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 geogprahy

Source: Ancient Buddhist Texts: Geography of Early Buddhism

Satiyaputta (सतियपुत्त) is the name of a locality situated in Dakkhiṇāpatha (Deccan) or “southern district” of ancient India, as recorded in the Pāli Buddhist texts (detailing the geography of ancient India as it was known in to Early Buddhism).—Satiyaputta is referred to in Rock Edict II. It has been differently identified by different scholars. Some identity it with Satyabrata-Kṣetra or Kanchipura, others with Sātpute, still others with Satyamangalam Taluk of Coimbatore and yet others who prefer to identity it with Satyabhumi, a territory which corresponds roughly to North Malabar including a portion of Kasergode Taluk, South Canara.

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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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