Vattara, aka: Vaṭṭāra; 1 Definition(s)


Vattara 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.

India history and geogprahy

Vaṭṭāra is the name of a village mentioned in the “Agāṣī stone inscription of Haripāladeva”. Vaṭṭāra, which was included in the territorial division of Śūrpāraka, is modern Vaṭār, six miles (9.66 km.) north-west of Sopārā and four miles (6.44 km.), south-west of Āgāṣī, where the inscribed stone was found.

This stone inscription (mentioning Vaṭṭāra) bearing this inscription was found near Āgāṣī in the Bassein tālukā of the Ṭhāṇā District. It records the grant made by the Mahāpradhāna Āhavamalladeva of the produce of revenue of Ānevāḍī. It is dated on the first tithi of the bright fortnight of Mārgaśīrṣa in the expired Śaka year 1072, the cyclic year being Pramoda.

(Source): What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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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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