Etymology of Tanahun

January 25, 2021

According to the various scholars, different reasons and historical insight are presented in terms of the original name of the district. According to the different information and research, the name of Tanahun is originated from Tanahunsur and the three other peaks situated nearby areas where the state security system was looked after in history. Based on this fact, these three peaks nearby the Tanahunsur are known as Tanangu and later it became Tanahun. In the Sanskrit texts within the Vasudev Rasananda, the meaning of Tanahu is also written as ‘Tritangu Rajadhanoya’, the capital of Tritangu.

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