Tihari, aka: Ṭiharī; 1 Definition(s)

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Tihari 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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Ṭiharī (modern Tehri) is the name of a village mentioned in the  “Tehri plate of Chandella Trailokyavarman” (1205 A.D.). Ṭiharī is the same as modern Tiharī or Tehri-Bānapur, near Tīkamgarh. Tehri was formerly included in the Orchhā State of Bundelkhand, but now forms part of Vindhya Pradesh. It is situated at the eastern end of the State near the borders of U. P.

This plate (mentioning Ṭiharī) was discovered in 1943 by Pandit Govind Sitaram Harshe of the Lakshmipura Mohalla of Saugar, Madhya Pradesh, while he was digging a pit in his house. The charter was issued by Trailokyavarman and records his gift of the village Maṇḍāura (situated in the Vaḍavāri-viṣaya) to Nāyaka Kuleśarman (from Raikaura).

Source: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume XXXI (1955-56)
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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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