Sajāwand (Dari/Pashto: سجاوند) is a village in Baraki Barak district, Logar province, Afghanistan. Sajāwand was known in the early Islamic era as Sakāwand or Sagāwand (Persian: سکاوند\سگاوند), also Shakāwand (شکاوند) in the writings of Al-Biruni, Arabized into Sajāwand from the 10th-century onwards. This name may stem from the Pali word सक्क (Sakka) used as an […]

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