Chakragarta

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Chakragarta (चक्रगर्त) was an ancient place mentioned by Panini.

Location

Mention by Panini

Chakragarta (चक्रगर्त) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [1]

History

V. S. Agrawala[2] writes that Of the names ending with garta, Bahugarta and Chakragarta: Bahugarta refers most likely to the valley of Sabarmati Skt Śvabhramatī, literally the river of holes or pits (Śvabhra=hole, pit). Chakragarta refers to the region of Chakratirtha on the Gomati River near Dwarka in Prabhasa-kshetra.


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