Visalagamika, Visala-gamika: 1 definition


Visalagamika 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: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Visalagamika is the name of a locality that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Vihārabīja or Vihirabija was a sub-district close to and south of Anurādhapura. 500 young men from this area received the pabbajā from Mahinda Thera. In it were:—(i) Muḍagutika or Muṭigutika tank; and (ii) Visalagamika.

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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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