India history glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The India history glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 766 definitions, select a phrase below for the definitions and references.

  1. A
  2. A-bhata-cchatra-praveshya
  3. A-candra-aditya-kaliya
  4. A-candra-arka-arnava-kshiti-sthiti-sama-kalina
  5. A-candra-arka-kshiti-sama-kalam
  6. A-candra-tarakam
  7. A-cara-siddhika
  8. A-cata-bhata-gocara
  9. A-dhyatam
  10. A-harita-parna-shaka-pushpa-phala-dugdha-dadhi-ghrita-takra-grahana
  11. A-kara-vata-uttara
  12. A-kara-vishti-konjalla
  13. A-kincit-kara-grahya
  14. A-kincit-pragrahya
  15. A-kincit-pratikara
  16. A-lavana-guda-kshobha
  17. A-lavana-khataka
  18. A-lavana-klinna-khanaka
  19. A-parampara-balivarda
  20. A-pushpa-kshira-grahaniya
  21. A-shanmasika
  22. A-shukla
  23. A-trina-kashtha-grahana
  24. A-vara-siddhika
  25. Aadi Pooram
  26. Aananta Vrata
  27. Ababhasa
  28. Abadha
  29. Abalava
  30. Abda-puja
  31. Abdarkhanah
  32. Abdika-shraddha
  33. Abhaya
  34. Abhaya-shasana
  35. Abhayagiri
  36. Abhayahasta
  37. Abhayakaragupta
  38. Abhayakumara
  39. Abhayamitra
  40. Abhayamudra
  41. Abhayapala
  42. Abhijnana
  43. Abhilekhitaka
  44. Abhinandadeva
  45. Abhinayadarpana
  46. Abhinayanavanita
  47. Abhira
  48. Abhisara
  49. Abhisari
  50. Abhisheka-mandapa
  51. Abhishekapathavidhi
  52. Abhitvaramanaka
  53. Abhra
  54. Abhyantara
  55. Abhyantara-siddhi-sahita
  56. Abhyantara-siddhika
  57. Abhyantarashatshashti
  58. Abhyantarika
  59. Abhyusha
  60. Abhyutthita
  61. Abimukta
  62. Ablur
  63. Aca
  64. Acalapura
  65. Acalavarman
  66. Acara
  67. Acaracandrika
  68. Acaramanjari
  69. Acararka
  70. Acarollasa
  71. Acarya-pitha
  72. Acarya-pujanai
  73. Acaryaratnahara
  74. Acchagallaka
  75. Acchanna
  76. Acchoda
  77. Accu
  78. Accu-ttaṟi
  79. Accuvari
  80. Acesines
  81. Acha
  82. Achalapura
  83. Achalavarman
  84. Achara
  85. Acharachandrika
  86. Acharamanjari
  87. Achararka
  88. Acharollasa
  89. Acharyaratnahara
  90. Achchhanna
  91. Achchhoda
  92. Achitavala
  93. Achyuta
  94. Achyutabhadra
  95. Achyutadasa
  96. Achyutanandin
  97. Acinta
  98. Aciravati
  99. Acyuta
  100. Acyutabhadra
  101. Acyutadasa
  102. Acyutanandin
  103. Adabari
  104. Adage
  105. Adaliya
  106. Adana
  107. Adarsavali
  108. Adbhuta
  109. Adda
  110. Addaga
  111. Addaku
  112. Addanki
  113. Adduga
  114. Adhana
  115. Adhananirnaya
  116. Adhanur
  117. Adharadheyabhavatattvapariksha
  118. Adhavapa
  119. Adhavaraji
  120. Adhi-patra
  121. Adhichatra
  122. Adhichhatra
  123. Adhichhhatra
  124. Adhika
  125. Adhika-padi
  126. Adhikara-mel-eḻuttu
  127. Adhikara-varttanai
  128. Adhikaranalekhaka
  129. Adhikaranika
  130. Adhikarin
  131. Adhimaharaja
  132. Adhiraja
  133. Adhishthanadhikarana
  134. Adhora
  135. Adhya
  136. Adhyaksha-pracara
  137. Adhyatmanavanita
  138. Adhyatmarahasya
  139. Adhyetri
  140. Adikal
  141. Adikota
  142. Adirai-ppattam
  143. Aditya
  144. Adityabandhu
  145. Adityabhatta
  146. Adityavarman
  147. Adityavarna
  148. Adivare
  149. Adu
  150. Adukala
  151. Advaitanavanita
  152. Advaitasutrarthapaddhati
  153. Adyapatha
  154. Afghanistan
  155. Agahara
  156. Agalassia
  157. Agama
  158. Agama-samaya
  159. Agamudaiyan
  160. Aganagama
  161. Aganakola
  162. Agara
  163. Agara-brahmadeya
  164. Agaravala
  165. Agariyapura
  166. Agartala
  167. Agasali
  168. Agasti
  169. Agastyar
  170. Agastyashrama
  171. Agathocles
  172. Agathokleas
  173. Aggahara
  174. Aggalava
  175. Aggalavacetiya
  176. Aggi
  177. Aghapancashashti
  178. Aghapancavivecana
  179. Aghapanchashashti
  180. Aghapanchavivechana
  181. Aghatana
  182. Aghatapura
  183. Aghati
  184. Agilla
  185. Agisamaja
  186. Agni
  187. Agnihotrin
  188. Agnila
  189. Agnipura
  190. Agnisharmarya
  191. Agnishtoma
  192. Agniveshya
  193. Agra-mahadevi
  194. Agra-mahamahishi
  195. Agrahara
  196. Agraharina-mahattara
  197. Agrajanman
  198. Agrammes
  199. Agravala
  200. Agravana
  201. Agrayana
  202. Agronomoi
  203. Ahalaviya
  204. Ahalyapalli
  205. Ahan
  206. Ahananuru
  207. Ahar
  208. Ahara
  209. Ahara-vishaya
  210. Aharani
  211. Ahavamalladeva
  212. Ahiari
  213. Ahicchatra
  214. Ahichatra
  215. Ahichchhatra
  216. Ahikshatra
  217. Ahikshetra
  218. Ahipura
  219. Ahiroli
  220. Ahisharman
  221. Ahitagnimritadahavidhi
  222. Ahitagnipatnibhritavadhananirnaya
  223. Ahitagniprayoga
  224. Ahitagnisamskaravidhi
  225. Ahmednagar
  226. Ahnikavidhi
  227. Ahobilam
  228. Ahoganga
  229. Ahogangapabbata
  230. Aihole
  231. Ailapatranaga
  232. Ainkurunuru
  233. Airāvata-go-rājya
  234. Airikina
  235. Aitada
  236. Aiyapa
  237. Ajamera
  238. Ajanta
  239. Ajapura
  240. Ajaudhiya
  241. Ajirage
  242. Ajiragekholla
  243. Ajivaka-kasu
  244. Ajmer
  245. Ajna
  246. Ajna-bhogika
  247. Ajna-dapaka
  248. Ajunahivita
  249. Ajurika
  250. Ajyapanayaka
  251. Akalavarsha
  252. Akalika
  253. Akana
  254. Akananuru
  255. Akara
  256. Akasacetiya
  257. Akasam
  258. Akasha-patal-otpatti
  259. Aketasetti
  260. Akhadada
  261. Akhili
  262. Akkarappakkam
  263. Akkivalli
  264. Akola
  265. Akriti
  266. Aksha
  267. Akshapatala
  268. Akshapatalin
  269. Aksharamalastotra
  270. Aksharapalli
  271. Akshashalika
  272. Akshaya-nivika
  273. Akshi
  274. Akshipalanaga
  275. Aksu
  276. Aḻ-vari
  277. Alageri
  278. Alagum
  279. Alakhiya
  280. Alalu
  281. Alankarakalanidhi
  282. Alankaramanihara
  283. Alankaraprabodha
  284. Alankarasutra
  285. Alasanda
  286. Alavi
  287. Alaya
  288. Alexander
  289. Ali
  290. Alige
  291. Alikasudara
  292. Alini
  293. Aḻiya
  294. Alla
  295. Allaka
  296. Allakappa
  297. Allalanatha
  298. Allalapura
  299. Allam
  300. Allashakti
  301. Allevava
  302. Alliya
  303. Alluvalu
  304. Aloka
  305. Alur
  306. Alutgal
  307. Alutvava
  308. Alwar
  309. Alwarthirunagari
  310. Ama
  311. Amadevaiya
  312. Amalaka
  313. Amaliman
  314. Amara
  315. Amaravati
  316. Amarda
  317. Amardaka
  318. Amareshvara
  319. Amarpur
  320. Amavasya
  321. Ambada
  322. Ambagama
  323. Ambalatthika
  324. Ambapali
  325. Ambapalivana
  326. Ambaranadishastotra
  327. Ambaranatha
  328. Ambarnath
  329. Ambasanda
  330. Ambataka
  331. Ambatakavana
  332. Ambatthala
  333. Ambavana
  334. Ambejogai
  335. Ambevarika
  336. Ambhaya
  337. Ambhojashambhu
  338. Ambivali
  339. Ambojala
  340. Ambujavallidandaka
  341. Ambujavallikalyana
  342. Ambujavalliparinaya
  343. Amburashi
  344. Amgam-kuliya
  345. Amidanallur
  346. Amma
  347. Ammalla
  348. Amminbhavi
  349. Amoghavarsha
  350. Amra
  351. Amrakardava
  352. Amravati
  353. Amritadeva
  354. Amritatarangakavya
  355. Amritodaya
  356. Amsha-gana
  357. Amshapati
  358. Amshuka-bhandara-karana
  359. Amtikini
  360. Amtiyako
  361. Amuka
  362. Amyntas
  363. Anadeshya
  364. Anadora
  365. Anahilapura
  366. Ananatapala
  367. Ananda-nidhi
  368. Anandalahari
  369. Anandapura
  370. Anandapuravasaka
  371. Anandarasasagara
  372. Anandastotra
  373. Anande
  374. Anandi
  375. Anangabhima
  376. Anangamangala
  377. Anangamangalabhana
  378. Ananguli-prekshaniya
  379. Ananta
  380. Ananta-nidhi
  381. Anantadeva
  382. Anantadevi
  383. Anantanaga
  384. Anantapaiprabhu
  385. Anantaprabhu
  386. Anantarajupalle
  387. Anantashaktivarman
  388. Anantugi
  389. Anapanasati Day
  390. Anartapura
  391. Anashu
  392. Anatha-samrakshana
  393. Anatti
  394. Anbutran
  395. Ancanavana
  396. Anchanavana
  397. Anchu
  398. Ancient Tibet
  399. And-e
  400. Andaluja
  401. Andara
  402. Andaura
  403. Andhakavinda
  404. Andhapura
  405. Andhavana
  406. Andhra-mahabharatam
  407. Andhradesha
  408. Andhrapatha
  409. Andika
  410. Ane
  411. Aneravala
  412. Anevadi
  413. Anga
  414. Anga-niguhaka
  415. Angadi-kkuli
  416. Angadi-ppattam
  417. Angagama
  418. Angaja
  419. Angamangalam
  420. Angamu
  421. Angaracana
  422. Angarachana
  423. Angaraka
  424. Angaraki
  425. Anguli
  426. Animatism
  427. Animism
  428. Aniruddhapura
  429. Anitapalla
  430. Anitapallavishaya
  431. Anivartaka-nivartayitri
  432. Anivritti
  433. Aniyankabhima
  434. Aniyata
  435. Anjana
  436. Anjanavana
  437. Anjashta-sabha
  438. Anjuvannam
  439. Anka-gadyana
  440. Anka-shala
  441. Ankakara
  442. Ankalamma
  443. Ankulage
  444. Ankurarpanavidhi
  445. Annapaiya
  446. Annaprashana
  447. Anoma
  448. Anotatta
  449. Anta-mahamatra
  450. Antah-kara
  451. Antah-siddhika
  452. Antahpura-mahamatra
  453. Antali
  454. Antara
  455. Antara-adaya
  456. Antarala
  457. Antaravaddi
  458. Antaraya
  459. Antaraya-kkashu
  460. Antaraya-ppattam
  461. Antargiri
  462. Antarvamshika
  463. Antialkidas
  464. Antiyoka
  465. Antyeshtipaddhati
  466. Anudhyai
  467. Anudhyata
  468. Anudhyeya
  469. Anudivasam
  470. Anudrish
  471. Anugraha-sthiti-patra
  472. Anulapi
  473. Anulatissapabbata
  474. Anuloma
  475. Anumakonda
  476. Anumala
  477. Anumitiparamarshavada
  478. Anumollu
  479. Anupa
  480. Anupala
  481. Anupiya
  482. Anuradhapura
  483. Anurupa
  484. Anushtubh
  485. Anuvah
  486. Anuvarttanai
  487. Anyat
  488. Anyatha
  489. Apadana
  490. Apaga
  491. Apana
  492. Aparadha
  493. Aparadhakshamapanastotra
  494. Aparaditya
  495. Aparagaya
  496. Aparajita
  497. Aparantaka
  498. Apararka
  499. Aparashiva
  500. Aparigodha
  501. Apasaraka
  502. Apavaraka
  503. Apilaka
  504. Apohana
  505. Apollonius
  506. Appupillaiyur
  507. Apracaraja
  508. Aprahartri
  509. Apti
  510. Aputra-dhana
  511. Aputra-dhanam-nasti
  512. Aputrika-dhana
  513. Aradhya
  514. Arakala
  515. Arakalapura
  516. Arakata
  517. Arakatapura
  518. Arakshadhikrita
  519. Aramika
  520. Aramotsargavidhi
  521. Arangu
  522. Aranjara
  523. Aranta
  524. Arashina
  525. Arashu-ppeṟu
  526. Arathi
  527. Arati
  528. Aratta
  529. Arca
  530. Arcana-bhoga
  531. Archa
  532. Architavala
  533. Ardha-kakini
  534. Ardha-namasya-vritti
  535. Ardha-sirika
  536. Ardhacandra
  537. Ardhachandra
  538. Ardhad-ayatana
  539. Ardhanarishvara
  540. Ardhapura
  541. Ardhodaya
  542. Are
  543. Arhadbhakti
  544. Arhaddeva
  545. Arhanandi
  546. Arhat
  547. Arhatstotra
  548. Ari
  549. Ari-shad-varga
  550. Arigala
  551. Arika
  552. Arikesarin
  553. Ariko
  554. Arisana
  555. Arishtavadhadicarita
  556. Arishtavadhadicharita
  557. Aritagama
  558. Aritthapura
  559. Ariya
  560. Arjuna
  561. Arjuna-kara
  562. Arjunayana
  563. Arka
  564. Arkadasa
  565. Arleshvar
  566. Arma
  567. Arogyasala
  568. Aṟṟu-kkulai
  569. Aṟṟukkal-amanji
  570. Arshtapura
  571. Arthadipika
  572. Artharuva
  573. Arthasamgraha
  574. Arti
  575. Arudra
  576. Aruvana
  577. Arya
  578. Arya-guru
  579. Aryabhata
  580. Aryadeva
  581. Aryaka
  582. Aryapura
  583. Aryasamgha
  584. Aryavarman
  585. Aryavarta
  586. Aryika
  587. Asacchadi
  588. Asachchhadi
  589. Asala
  590. Asalha Puja
  591. Asana
  592. Asana-patta
  593. Asanalokeshvaramahavihara
  594. Asanapura
  595. Asanavira
  596. Asankitavarman
  597. Asari
  598. Asedhabhanga-adhikrita
  599. Asha
  600. Ashadashachandas
  601. Ashapalli
  602. Ashaucanirnaya
  603. Ashauchanirnaya
  604. Ashmaka
  605. Ashmakatantra
  606. Ashmakiya
  607. Ashoka
  608. Ashradudhana
  609. Ashrama
  610. Ashraya
  611. Ashta
  612. Ashta-bhagika
  613. Ashta-kula
  614. Ashta-pushpika
  615. Ashtabhoga-tejahsvamya
  616. Ashtadasha
  617. Ashtadasha-praja
  618. Ashtadasha-prakriti
  619. Ashtadashachhandas
  620. Ashtadhara
  621. Ashtadvara
  622. Ashtagariya
  623. Ashtahnika
  624. Ashtakalasmarani
  625. Ashtakalinavarnana
  626. Ashtakaliyaseva
  627. Ashtakaprayoganirupana
  628. Ashtakavikritishraddhaprayoga
  629. Ashtaki
  630. Ashtanga-bhakti-krama
  631. Ashtapada
  632. Ashtapadi
  633. Ashtapraharika
  634. Ashtasahasrivivarana
  635. Ashtavara
  636. Ashtavargika
  637. Ashtkalam
  638. Ashulopa
  639. Ashuvikaḻ-kasu
  640. Ashva-samstha
  641. Ashvadhyaksha
  642. Ashvaka
  643. Ashvalayanagrihyakarika
  644. Ashvalayanapitrimedhaprayoga
  645. Ashvalayanaprakarana
  646. Ashvalayanaprayogaratna
  647. Ashvamedha
  648. Ashvapati
  649. Ashvapati-Gajapati-Narapati-muvaru-rayara-ganda
  650. Ashvaroha
  651. Ashvattha
  652. Ashvatthanagara
  653. Ashvavara
  654. Ashvavaraka
  655. Ashvavarika
  656. Ashvin
  657. Asitamasa
  658. Asitanjana
  659. Asitanjananagara
  660. Asoge
  661. Asokarama
  662. Asphotana
  663. Assaka
  664. Assamese
  665. Assapura
  666. Asthi
  667. Asti
  668. Asunpititeya
  669. Asura-kriya
  670. Atapura
  671. Atavi
  672. Atavika
  673. Ataviragollava
  674. Atghara
  675. Atha-gani
  676. Athasamaya Paravara
  677. Athavariya
  678. Athikeshava
  679. Ati-brahmanya
  680. Atila-rajya
  681. Atimanti
  682. Atimukta
  683. Atiprasanga
  684. Atirai
  685. Atireka
  686. Atisha
  687. Atithya
  688. Atiyatra
  689. Atiyuṟai
  690. Atmarama
  691. Atpura
  692. Atranjikhera
  693. Atrinayanaja
  694. Attanatti
  695. Attavira
  696. Atthai-mahotsava
  697. Attili
  698. Attilinandu
  699. Attukk-iṟai
  700. Attukkiṟai
  701. Atukotpattu
  702. Atula
  703. Atula-vihara
  704. Aturashala
  705. Atyagnishtoma
  706. Atyanta-maheshvara
  707. Atyanta-svami-mahabhairava-bhakta
  708. Atyashti
  709. Auchityavicharacharcha
  710. Aucityavicaracarca
  711. Audrangika
  712. Augustus
  713. Aulakiya
  714. Auravala
  715. Aurdhvadehikapaddhati
  716. Aurnasthanika
  717. Ausavala
  718. Avabhritha
  719. Avacatita
  720. Avadara
  721. Avadharana
  722. Avadhutatantra
  723. Avadi
  724. Avakathavala
  725. Avalagana
  726. Avalambaka
  727. Avamukta
  728. Avana
  729. Avanam
  730. Avanda-aya
  731. Avani Moola
  732. Avani-randhra-nyaya
  733. Avani-vetana
  734. Avanti
  735. Avaraja
  736. Avarjaniya
  737. Avarodhana
  738. Avasaka
  739. Avasara
  740. Avasarasara
  741. Avastha
  742. Avatarana
  743. Avayava
  744. Avayavadidhitividyota
  745. Avayavamanididhitivivarana
  746. Avesani
  747. Avighnakara
  748. Avimanas
  749. Avisha
  750. Avriti
  751. Avritti
  752. Avu
  753. Avudakagama
  754. Avuka
  755. Avula
  756. Ayananirnaya
  757. Ayata
  758. Ayodhya
  759. Ayodhyaparva
  760. Ayodhyavasaka
  761. Ayojjha
  762. Ayuktaka
  763. Ayurveda
  764. Ayusha
  765. Ayutahomavidhi
  766. Ayyavole
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