Vijayamitra; 1 Definition(s)


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Vijayamitra (798-770 BCE) [King of Avacha not Apracha].—Most probably, King Vijayamitra succeeded Viyemitra in Avacha kingdom. Seemingly, Vijayamitra was the son of Avacharaya Viyemitra who is mentioned in the Indrava rman’s silver reliquary inscription. Recently found Bajaur reliquary inscription indicates that King Vijayamitra ascended the throne in 798 BCE. This inscription refers to 27 th regnal year of Vijayamitra which is equal to the 73 rd year of Azes era (844 BCE) and the 201 st year of Yavana era (972 BCE).

Source: The Chronology of Ancient Gandhara and Bactria
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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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