Venkatagiri, Veṅkaṭagiri: 3 definitions

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Venkatagiri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Venkatagiri is a town and represents one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Koravas (a nomad tribe of the North Arcot district). The Korava nomad tribe permeates the length of the Indian peninsula, through countries where many languages and dialects are spoken, are likely to be known by different names in different localities.

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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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Veṅkaṭagiri (वेङ्कटगिरि).—Name of a mountain (tirupati).

Derivable forms: veṅkaṭagiriḥ (वेङ्कटगिरिः).

See also (synonyms): veṅkaṭa, veṅkaṭādri.

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

Veṅkaṭagiri (वेङ्कटगिरि):—[=veṅkaṭa-giri] [from veṅkaṭa > veṅka] m. the Veṅkaṭa hill, [Catalogue(s)]

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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 (even English!). 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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