Tuhinashikharin, Tuhinaśikharin, Tuhina-shikharin: 1 definition



Tuhinashikharin 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.

The Sanskrit term Tuhinaśikharin can be transliterated into English as Tuhinasikharin or Tuhinashikharin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Tuhinaśikharin (तुहिनशिखरिन्, “mountain of snow”) is another name for the varṣaparvata (mountain range) named Himavat.—The Himavat range is said to have stretched along, on the north of Bhārata, like the string of a bow.

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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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