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India history and geogprahy
Ujjain is an archaeologically important site situated in Madhya Bharat Dhar, known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at the Ujjain is a Sanskrit inscription at the Mahākāla temple which mentions god Kīrtinārāyana and the king’s victory over Yaśovarman, king of Malwa.
This inscriptions belongs to king king Jayasiṃha of the Chaulukya dynasty andis dated V.S. 1195, Jyēshṭhavadi 14 (1138 A.D., June 9).Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)
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 Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 22 - On the partaking of the Naivedya of Śiva and the greatness of Bilva < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
Chapter 7 - Sandhyā gets the name Arundhatī and marries Vasiṣṭha < [Section 2.2 - Rudra-saṃhitā (2): Satī-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 16 - The greatness of the Jyotirliṅga Mahākāla < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 5 - Country of Mo-la-p’o (Malava) < [Book XI - Twenty-three Countries]
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The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)