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Pratishthana
PAITHAN (Paiṭhaṇ) pronunciation (help ·info ), formerly PRATIṣṭHāNA, is a town with municipal council in Aurangabad district, Maharashtra
Maharashtra
, India. It was the capital of the Satavahana dynasty , which ruled from the second century BCE to the second century CE. It is one of the few inland towns mentioned in the famous first-century Greek book, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea
Periplus of the Erythraean Sea
. Paithan is located 56 kilometres (35 mi) south of present-day Aurangabad on the Godavari River
Godavari River
. Mungi Village, Paithan was the birthplace of Nimbarka , the founder of the Nimbarka Sampradaya tradition of Vaishnavism
Vaishnavism

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Sanskrit
A few attempts at revival have been reported in Indian and Nepalese newspapers. India
India
: 14,135 Indians claimed Sanskrit
Sanskrit
to be their mother tongue in the 2001 Census of India
India
: Nepal
Nepal
: 1,669 Nepalis in 2011 Nepal census reported Sanskrit
Sanskrit
as their mother tongue. LANGUAGE FAMILY Indo-European * Indo-Iranian * Indo-Aryan * SANSKRIT EARLY FORM Vedic Sanskrit WRITING SYSTEM Devanagari
Devanagari
(official) Also written in various Brahmic scripts
Brahmic scripts

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Mysore
MYSORE (/maɪˈsʊər/ ( listen )), officially renamed as MYSURU, is the second most populous and the third largest city After Bengaluru and Hubli-Dharwad in the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
, India
India
. Located in the foothills of the Chamundi Hills
Chamundi Hills
about 146 km (91 mi) southwest of the state capital Bangalore
Bangalore
, it is spread across an area of 128.42 km2 (50 sq mi). According to the provisional results of the 2011 national census of India, the population is 887,446. Mysore
Mysore
City Corporation is responsible for the civic administration of the city, which is also the headquarters of the Mysore district and the Mysore division . Mysore
Mysore
served as the capital city of the Kingdom of Mysore
Kingdom of Mysore
for nearly six centuries, from 1399 until 1956
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Chalukya
The CHALUKYA DYNASTY ( ) was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India
India
between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as the "Badami Chalukyas", ruled from Vatapi (modern Badami
Badami
) from the middle of the 6th century. The Badami
Badami
Chalukyas
Chalukyas
began to assert their independence at the decline of the Kadamba kingdom of Banavasi
Banavasi
and rapidly rose to prominence during the reign of Pulakeshin II
Pulakeshin II
. After the death of Pulakeshin II, the Eastern Chalukyas
Eastern Chalukyas
became an independent kingdom in the eastern Deccan
Deccan
. They ruled from Vengi until about the 11th century
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Pulakesin II
PULAKESHIN II ( IAST
IAST
: Pulakeśin, 610–642 CE), also spelt (PULAKESI II) and PULIKESHI II, was the most famous ruler of the Chalukya dynasty . During his reign, the Chalukyas
Chalukyas
of Badami
Badami
saw their kingdom extend over most of the Deccan
Deccan
. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and accession * 2 Consolidation * 3 Expansion * 3.1 Xuanzang\'s description * 3.2 Conquests in the West * 3.3 Eastern Deccan
Deccan
* 3.4 Southern Expedition * 3.5 Battle with Harsha
Harsha
* 4 Reversals * 5 Pulakeshin\'s death and legacy * 6 See also * 7 Footnotes * 8 References EARLY LIFE AND ACCESSIONEreya, who assumed the name Pulakeshin on his coronation, was born to the Chalukya
Chalukya
king Kirtivarman I
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Aurangabad, Maharashtra
AURANGABAD ( pronunciation (help ·info ); is a city in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra
Maharashtra
state in India. Aurangabad ("Aurang City") is named after the Mughal emperor
Mughal emperor
Aurangzeb
Aurangzeb
. The city is a tourism hub, surrounded by many historical monuments, including the Ajanta Caves
Ajanta Caves
and Ellora Caves , which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites , as well as Bibi Ka Maqbara
Bibi Ka Maqbara
and Panchakki . The administrative headquarters of the Aurangabad Division or Marathwada region, Aurangabad is titled "The City of Gates" and the strong presence of these can be felt as one drives through the city.The City was founded in 1610 by Malik Amber which in the year 2010 completed 400 years. Aurangabad is the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra
Maharashtra

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Brindavan Gardens
The BRINDAVANA GARDENS is a garden located in the Mandya District
Mandya District
of the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
, India
India
. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam which is built across the river Kaveri
Kaveri
. The work on laying out this garden was started in the year 1927 and completed in 1932. Visited by close to 2 million tourists per year, the garden is one of the major attractions of Srirangapatna
Srirangapatna
. Krishana Raja Sagara Dam Statue of Kaveri
Kaveri
at the Dam CONTENTS * 1 Garden * 2 Finances * 3 Gallery * 4 Notes GARDENThe garden is maintained by the Cauvery Niravari Nigama (Cauvery Irrigation Department), a Government of Karnataka
Karnataka
enterprise. It is spread across an area of 60 acres (240,000 m2)
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Shankarrao Chavan
SHANKARRAO BHAVRAO CHAVAN (14 July 1920 – 26 February 2004) was an Indian politician who served twice as Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 1975 until 1977 and from 13 March 1986 until 24 June 1988. He was Finance Minister of India
India
from 1987 to 1990, and served as Home Minister of India
India
in the Narasimha Rao cabinet from 21 June 1991 – 16 May 1996. Before he served as Home Minister of India
India
in the Rajiv Gandhi cabinet 31 December 1984 – 12 March 1986
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Paithani
PAITHANI (Marathi: पैठणी) is a variety of sari , named after the Paithan town in Aurangabad Maharashtra
Maharashtra
state where they are woven by hand. Made from very fine silk , it is considered as one of the richest saris in India. Paithani
Paithani
is characterised by borders of an oblique square design, and a pallu with a peacock design. Plain as well as spotted designs are available. Among other varieties, single colored and kaleidoscope -colored designs are also popular. The kaleidoscopic effect is achieved by using one color for weaving lengthwise and another for weaving widthwise
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Silk
SILK is a natural protein fiber , some forms of which can be woven into textiles . The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. The best-known silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity (sericulture ). The shimmering appearance of silk is due to the triangular prism -like structure of the silk fibre, which allows silk cloth to refract incoming light at different angles , thus producing different colors. Silk
Silk
is produced by several insects, but generally only the silk of moth caterpillars has been used for textile manufacturing. There has been some research into other types of silk, which differ at the molecular level
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Gold
GOLD is a chemical element with symbol AU (from Latin : aurum) and atomic number 79. In its purest form, it is a bright, slightly reddish yellow, dense, soft, malleable , and ductile metal . Chemically, gold is a transition metal and a group 11 element . It is one of the least reactive chemical elements and is solid under standard conditions . Gold
Gold
often occurs in free elemental (native) form, as nuggets or grains, in rocks , in veins , and in alluvial deposits . It occurs in a solid solution series with the native element silver (as electrum ) and also naturally alloyed with copper and palladium . Less commonly, it occurs in minerals as gold compounds, often with tellurium (gold tellurides ). Gold
Gold
is thought to have been produced in supernova nucleosynthesis , from the collision of neutron stars , and to have been present in the dust from which the Solar System
Solar System
formed
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Silver
SILVER is a chemical element with symbol AG (from the Latin
Latin
argentum, derived from the Greek ὰργὀς: "shiny" or "white") and atomic number 47. A soft, white, lustrous transition metal , it exhibits the highest electrical conductivity , thermal conductivity , and reflectivity of any metal. The metal is found in the Earth's crust in the pure, free elemental form ("native silver"), as an alloy with gold and other metals, and in minerals such as argentite and chlorargyrite . Most silver is produced as a byproduct of copper , gold, lead , and zinc refining . Silver
Silver
has long been valued as a precious metal . Silver
Silver
metal is used in many bullion coins , sometimes alongside gold : while it is more abundant than gold, it is much less abundant as a native metal . Its purity is typically measured on a per-mille basis; a 94%-pure alloy is described as "0.940 fine"
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Nashik
NASHIK (pron:ˈnʌʃɪk) ( pronunciation (help ·info )) is an ancient city in the northwest region of Maharashtra
Maharashtra
at India. Famous the world over for its fresh agricultural produce namely table and wine grapes besides vegetables. Purportedly has the best year around weather amongst Indian cities. Situated at the foothills of the Western Ghats
Western Ghats
on the banks of the river Godavari
Godavari
which originates nearby at Trimbakeshwar
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Jalna, Maharashtra
JALNA pronunciation (help ·info ) is a city in Jalna district
Jalna district
in the Aurangabad Division
Aurangabad Division
, or Marathwada
Marathwada
region, of the Indian state of Maharashtra
Maharashtra
. It was formerly a part of Hyderabad State
Hyderabad State
as a tehsil of Aurangabad district , before Jalna district
Jalna district
was formed on 1 May 1981. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Climate * 3 Demographics * 4 Economy * 5 Transport * 5.1 Rail * 5.2 Road * 6 See also * 7 References GEOGRAPHYJalna is located at 19°50′28″N 75°53′11″E / 19.8410°N 75.8864°E / 19.8410; 75.8864 . It has an average elevation of 508 m (1,667 ft), on the banks of the Kundalika River
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Nivruttinath
VEDANTA * Advaita * Vishishtadvaita
Vishishtadvaita
* Dvaita
Dvaita
Vedanta <
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Dnyaneshwar
VEDANTA * Advaita * Vishishtadvaita
Vishishtadvaita
* Dvaita
Dvaita
Vedanta <
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