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Ushavadata, aka: Uṣavadāta; 1 Definition(s)


Ushavadata 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 Uṣavadāta can be transliterated into English as Usavadata or Ushavadata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Uṣavadāta (उषवदात).—The king Uṣavadāta is said to have made gifts of Cows, gold, money and Tirthas, etc. on the bank of the Barnāsā river. Moreover, he established free ferries by boats on the rivers Dāhanukā, Pāradā, Ibā, Damana and Tāpī.

Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptionsIndia history book cover
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