Velanandu, aka: Velanāṇḍu, Vela-nandu; 1 Definition(s)


Velanandu 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

Velanāṇḍu is the name of a viṣaya (region) of the ancient kingdom of Veṅgi, ruled over by the Eastern Cālukyas from the 7th to 12th centuries. A viṣaya was divided into a number of villages. Smaller villages were called Grāmaṭikā and Puṇḍi. The kingdom of Veṅgi comprised Andhra and part of Kaliṅga for more than five hundred years and during this period, the Eastern Cālukyas developed there a prosperous civilisation. Their reign advanced the society and brought with them scientific advancements, religious freedom, literature and various forms of art and architecture.

(Source): Wisdom Library: History of Ancient India
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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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Utarati Vela
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Rakshasi Vela
rākṣasī vēḷa (राक्षसी वेळ).—or -vēḷā f See rākṣasavēḷa.
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Vinaci Vela
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hōtī-vēḷa (होती-वेळ).—f The proper time for.
Andhali Vela
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Hoti Vela
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caḍhatī-vēḷa (चढती-वेळ).—f Rising time; the morning and the forenoon. Prospering time.
Kali Vela
kāḷī vēla (काळी वेल).—f The name of a creeper. Used medicinally for cattle.
Cadhati Vela
caḍhatī vēḷa (चढती वेळ) [or ळा, ḷā].—f Rising time; the morning and the forenoon. 2 Prospering ...
utaratī-vēḷa (उतरती-वेळ) [-ḷā, -ळा].—f The afternoon and even- ing; fig. adverse times.
khaḍataravēḷa (खडतरवेळ).—f A cross or bad season, as that of noon, sunset &c.: also, in the sen...

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