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Viug 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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Viug (विउग्) is the name of painting pattern once common in ancient Kashmir (Kaśmīra) as mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa. Viug is a a circular pattern drawn on the ground on which a Kaśmīrī bridegroom has to stand before entering, for his marriage, the house of the bride. Viug is a direct descendant of ‘bhūmiśobhā’ mentioned in the Nīlamata.

Source: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
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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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