Talakaveri, Talakāverī: 1 definition



Talakaveri 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.

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Source: Ramakrishna Math: A Concise Encyclopaedia of Hinduism (history)

Talakāverī (तलकावेरी) refers to the place where [the river Kāverī] (one of the seven most sacred rivers of India) emerges out of the womb of earth.—Talakāverī is 39 kms. (24 miles) from the central town of Madikeri and 8 kms. (5 miles) from the little town of Bhāgamaṇḍala. The place of its emergence named Kuṇḍige is just a little pool 0.6 metre squre (2 feet square). To its north is a small maṇṭapa (temple-like structure) about 1.2 meters (4 ft) in height. The water of the Kuṇḍige gets accumulated in a small tank and then flows out under the ground.

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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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