Suvarnapura, Suvarṇapura, Suvarna-pura: 3 definitions

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Suvarnapura 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.

India history and geography

Source: Google Books: Medieval Orissa: A Socio-economic Study

Suvarnapura refers to one of the various Urban centers (nagari) of ancient India (Medieval Orissa).— Urban centers generally represent a socio-economic organization different from that of rural settlements; but the records, apart from providing a few names, do not furnish any details at all regarding the urban centres that existed in this period. Such centres [e.g., Suvarnapura] [...] may be supposed to have had a predominantly agricultural population. Such centres as Bhubaneswar might also have been purely religious centres. [...]

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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 dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Suvarṇapura (सुवर्णपुर):—[=su-varṇa-pura] [from su-varṇa] n. Name of a mythical city, [Kādambarī]

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Suvarnapura in German

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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 (even English!). 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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