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Vikaura 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.

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Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Candellas, Kacchapaghatas, Pala, etc.

Vikaura the name of a city mentioned in the “Semrā copper-plate grant of Paramardideva” (1162 A.C). Vikaura, which is probably the same as Vikrauṇī of the Garrāḥ plates of Trailokyavarman,4 is Beekore of the maps, situated in N.L. 24 ̊ 13’ and E. L. 78 ̊ 41’ Sāgar District. It is about 6 kms. south-west of Madanapur (Madanapura).

These plates (mentioning Vikaura) were found at Semrā: a town in the Chatarpur District of the Bundelkhand region (formerly the state of Bijāwar) of Madhya Pradesh. They were issued by Paramardideva to record the confirmation of a grant, from his camp at Sonasara, for the sake of the increase of his own and his parent’s merit and fame.

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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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