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Nalanda Copperplate

The Nalanda Copperplate was issued by a king of Bengal named Devapaladeva in 860 CE. Written in Devanagari and proto-Bengali, the script constitutes a request from a king of Suvarnadvipa named Balaputradeva to build a monastery in Nalanda, where king Devapaladeva offered five villages to maintain the monastery and support the students. The quotations of […]