Sulla, aka: Shulla, Śulla; 2 Definition(s)


Sulla 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 Śulla can be transliterated into English as Sulla or Shulla, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

[Sulla in India history glossaries]

Sulla is an archaeologically important site situated in Hubli-taluk (Dharwar district, Bombay), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Sulla there is a damaged Kannaḍa inscription on a stone pedestal bearing foot marks kept near the house of Taṭṭimaniyavaru. It refers to the foot-marks (pāduke) and worship of the feet of the guru. Mentions paṭṭagāra and the gāvuṇḍu  of Uṅkal Fifty.

This inscription belongs to king Amoghavarṣa of the Rāṣṭrakūṭa dynasty.

(Source): What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Sulla in Sanskrit glossaries]

Śulla (शुल्ल).—

1) A cord, rope, string.

2) Copper.

Derivable forms: śullam (शुल्लम्).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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