• Audumvara – 1

    Audumvara is an ancient community. The kṣatriya(kshatriya) members of this tribe came to Indraprastha, at the time of the Rājasūya yajña of Yudhiṣṭhira. They gifted many jewels to Yudhiṣṭhira. In Mārkaṇḍeyapurāṇa (Markandeyapurana), Audumvara is referred to as a tribe of the middle part of India. Scholars differ regarding the location of the tribe called Audumvara. As […]

  • Upavritta

    Upāvṛtta is one of the major localities of ancient India. In the beginning of Bhīmaparva in Mahābhārata, through the words of Sañjaya it is mentioned along with Anupāvṛtta, Kekaya, Svarāṣṭra or Surāṣṭra.  The name of this locality is also found in Vaudhāyana Dharmasūtra, where it is said that lower class people lived in Upāvṛtta and […]