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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)
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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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