Shivaganga, Śivagaṅgā, Shiva-ganga: 1 definition

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Shivaganga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Śivagaṅgā can be transliterated into English as Sivaganga or Shivaganga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Śivagaṅgā (शिवगङ्गा) or Sāvaṇadurga is the name of a village in Karṇāṭaka to which Puṇḍarīkaviṭṭhala (16th century) was a native. Puṇḍarīkaviṭṭhala is a well known scholar in music as well as in Dharmaśāstra, Alaṅkāraśāstra and chandas. His erudite scholarship has touched the height of excellence, which can be judged only from his compositions. He belonged to Jāmadagnya-gotra and was the son of Dharma and Nāgā, native of Sāvaṇadurga (Śivagaṅgā) in Karṇāṭaka; migrated to north India. He was patronized by Burhānkhān of Ānandavallī, King Bhagavantadāsa and his son Mādhavasiṃha and Mānasiṃha.

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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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