Shantanapura, Śāntanapura, Shantana-pura: 1 definition



Shantanapura 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.

The Sanskrit term Śāntanapura can be transliterated into English as Santanapura or Shantanapura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Śāntanapura (शान्तनपुर).—The place occurs in Varansi Plates of Harirāja of the 5th or 6th century A.D. As suggested by Rao Bahadur K. N. Dikshit, it may be identical with Satna, the headquarters of Satna districtin Madhya Pradesh.

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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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