Tondaman, Toṇḍamān: 1 definition
Tondaman 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 geographySource: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
Tondaman refers to one of the septs (khilai) among the Sembanattus (Sembanadus): an important sub-divisions of the Maravans (one of the first of the Dravidian tribes that penetrated to the south of the peninsula). The Maravan people claim descent from Guha or Kuha, Rāma’s boatman, who rowed him across to Ceylon.
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 10 - The Story of Emperor Toṇḍamān < [Section 1 - Veṅkaṭācala-māhātmya]
Chapter 9 - The Story of Hunter Vasu: The Greatness of Padmasaras < [Section 1 - Veṅkaṭācala-māhātmya]
Parama Samhita (English translation) (by Krishnaswami Aiyangar)
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)