Shrigohali, Śrīgohālī, Shri-gohali: 1 definition


Shrigohali 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 geography

Source: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions

Śrīgohālī (श्रीगोहाली) is a place-name classified as a palla or pallī and mentioned in the Gupta inscription No. 44. The Gupta empire (r. 3rd-century CE), founded by Śrī Gupta, covered much of ancient India and embraced the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Śrīgohālī was connected with the village Vāyigrāma, i. e. the present Baigram. The word ‘Śrīgohālī’ means ‘a glorious or beautiful gohālī’. Likewise we have a place name ‘Śrīnagara’ in Kashmir which literally means (a glorious or beautiful city).

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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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