Vadavali, Vaḍavalī: 3 definitions


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Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

1) Vaḍavalī (वडवली) is the name of a village mentioned in the “Ṭhāṇā plates of Mummuṇirāja”. Accordingly, “out of the produce of food-grains from the village Vaḍavalī situated in this Vareṭikā-viṣaya, the boundaries of which are as follows:−on the east, an Aśvattha tree and a Pimparī tree; on the south, a hill containing (the temple of ) Uccādevī, on the west, a viraka; on the north, the river Pavahā”.

To the south of the village Vaḍavalī there is a small hillock... and behind it lies the village Bhūtavali, which is about a mile to the south-west of Vaḍavalī.

2) Vaḍavalī is also mentioned in the “Vaḍavalī grant of Aparāditya I”. Accordingly, “... the village Vaḍavalī situated in the viṣaya of Karakuṭa, together with the houses, trees and water and other royal prerogatives and with exemption from taxes, the boundaries of which are as follows:—on the east, the royal road and the boundary of (the village) Vāḍaṇi ; on the south, the field of nehā and the way to (the village) Gāḍi ; on the west, the river Ghorapaḍa and (the temple of) the holy god Saṅgameśvara ; on the north, the river Movvalī and a salty field”.

Vaḍavalī still retains its ancient name and is situated six miles north of Ṭhāṇā.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Vādāvalī (वादावली) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vedānta. Burnell. 110^a. Oppert. 8236. Ii, 242. 646. 1274.
—by Jayatīrtha. K. 128. Rice. 170.

2) Vādāvalī (वादावली):—vedānta, by Jayatīrtha. Bl. 320. Rgb. 695.
—[commentary] Prakāśa by Śrīnivāsa. Rgb. 696.

3) Vādāvalī (वादावली):—by Jayatīrtha. See Vādamālā and Vedāntavādāvalī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vādāvalī (वादावली):—[from vāda] f. Name of [work]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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