Warangal, Waraṅgal: 2 definitions


Warangal means something in the history of ancient India, biology. 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: Wikipedia: India History

Warangal was the ancient capital of kakatiya dynasty. It was ruled by many kings such as BetaRaja I, ProlaRaja I, BetaRaja II, ProlaRaja II, Rudradeva, Mahadeva, Ganapathideva, Prataparudra and Rani Rudrama Devi who is the only woman to rule over Telugu region. During Kakatiyan rule, Warangal was referred with various names like Orugallu, Ekasila Nagaram, or Omatikonda all these means a “single stone” referring to a huge granite boulder present in the Warangal fort.

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Waraṅgal is an archaeologically important site situated in Warangal district (Hyderabad), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Waraṅgal there is a Sanskrit inscription on a pillar in the southern gate way of the excavated monument near the Svayambhunātha temple in medieval characters. Another inscription states that Nṛsiṃha was the author of a number of works including a history of the Kākatīyas in eight sargas.

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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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