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Guptas: Polity and Administration- Part I

Guptas: Polity and Administration- Part I Source of the period c. 300-600 CE Inscriptions: The sources include inscriptions—mostly on stone, some on copper plates—of the imperial Guptas and those of contemporary dynasties such as the Vakatakas, Kadambas, Varmans, and Hunas. selfstudyhistory.com Royal prashastis: The prashastis (panegyric) of royal inscriptions can be understood as public message-bearing […]

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“Utpanna dravide bhaktih, Karnate vriddhimagata I  Sthita kinchit maharashtre gurjare jirnatam gata II”  – Padmapurana.  Account for the emergence of bhakti in Dravida desa. [UPSC, 2018]

Q. “Utpanna dravide bhaktih, Karnate vriddhimagata I  Sthita kinchit maharashtre gurjare jirnatam gata II”  – Padmapurana.  Account for the emergence of bhakti in Dravida desa. [UPSC, 2018] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Bhakti word is derived from sanskrit word Bhaj which means to share or participate. The bhakta is one who shares or participates in the divine. The […]

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