Setagiri, aka: Seṭagiri, Seta-giri; 1 Definition(s)

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Seṭagiri (सेटगिरि) or Seḍagiri.—Nagarjunakonda inscription speaks of the installation of Lord Aṣṭabhujasvāmin on the Seḍa-giri, and also of the excavationof two tanks at Seṭagiri and at Muḍerā. Seṭagiri has been identified with Saṭagara of the Nanaghat cistern inscription, which is further identified with the Nanaghat. However, the recent discovery of Nāgārjunakonda inscription throws some fresh light, on the ground of which, Seṭagiri is said to be identical with the range of the hills, of which the Siddhaldhari, standing within two hundred yards of the findspot of the Nagarjuna epigraph, formed a part.

(Source): archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions
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