Re: [INDOLOGY] Kampil/Kāmpilya

Nagaraj Paturi nagarajpaturi at
Mon Jun 17 10:24:52 UTC 2019

There is a Kampli in Karnataka too:

On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 2:03 PM Gaia Pintucci via INDOLOGY <
indology at> wrote:

> Dear list members,
> I would like to know more about the identification of present-day Kampil
> (Uttar Pradesh) with the town named Kāmpilya that is mentioned in the
> Mahābhārata. In particular, I am wondering to which extent such
> identification is supported by past and current scholarship and on which
> grounds, apart from the similarity of the two names.
> The relevant entry in Ghosh' *Encyclopaedia of Indian Archaeology* refers
> to one of Alexander Cunningham's report - this is all I could find so far.
> In case, I would be grateful for any relevant references or suggestions.
> Best wishes,
> Gaia Pintucci
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Nagaraj Paturi

Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA.

Director,  Inter-Gurukula-University Centre for Indic Knowledge Systems.
BoS, MIT School of Vedic Sciences, Pune, Maharashtra

BoS, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, Veliyanad, Kerala

Former Senior Professor of Cultural Studies

FLAME School of Communication and FLAME School of  Liberal Education,

(Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA )

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