Kumbha

biographical name
the king of Mewar, whose rule is dated ca. A.D. 1433–68, is known as the author of the Saṅgītarāja, an encyclopedic work on thetheory of music, dance and esthetic production. He also wrote the Rasika-priyā commentary on Gīta-govinda.

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  • Kumbha — (Sanskrit: कुम्भ), that is a pot, a jar or a pitcher, in the context of Hinduism and Hindu mythology, is symbolic of the womb. It represents fertility, life, generative power of human beings and sustenance; and is generally associated with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Kumbha — कुम्भा Kumbha (Careya arborea) Kumbha (devanāgarī : कुंभ )[1] est un mot sanskrit, précisément un nom d action masculin. Kumbha est d abord l action de mesurer …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kumbha — Kum|bha [...ba] der; [e]s, s <aus sanskr. kumbhá »Topf, Wasserkrug«>: 1. ein bauchiger Tontopf, der im Kult in Indien als Wasserbehälter Symbol der Fruchtbarkeit ist. 2. die topfförmige Basis od. das Kapitell von Säulen (in ind.… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Kumbha — Kụmbha   [Sanskrit »Topf«, »Wasserkrug«] der, (s)/ s, indische Bezeichnung für einen bauchigen Tontopf; im Kult als Wasserbehälter Symbol der Fruchtbarkeit; in indischen Tempelbauten eine Bezeichnung für die topfförmige Basis oder das Kapitell… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • kumbhá — कुम्भ …   Indonesian dictionary

  • Kumbha Mela — ● Kumbha Mela L une des plus grandes festivités religieuses indiennes, qui se déroule tous les trois ans à Hardwar, Ujjain, Nasik ou Allahabad, villes situées sur le Gange et ses affluents …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kumbha of Mewar — Rana Kumbha [Maharana Kumbhakarna] was the ruler of Mewar, a state in western India, between AD 1433 and 1468. He was a Rajput belonging to the Sisodia clan. Kumbha was a son of Rana Mokal of Mewar by his wife Sobhagya Devi, a daughter of Jaitmal …   Wikipedia

  • Kumbha, Maharana of Mewar — Rana Kumbha [Maharana Kumbhakarna] was the ruler of Mewar, a state in western India, between AD 1433 and 1468. He was a Rajput belonging to the Sisodia clan. Kumbha was a son of Rana Mokal of Mewar by his wife Sobhagya Devi, a daughter of Jaitmal …   Wikipedia

  • Kumbha Mela —    The Kumbha Mela (pot festival) is held once every three years, moving in rotation among four river side sites in India: Prayag (ALLAHABAD), HARIDVAR, Ujjaini, and Nasik. The first two of these loca tions are in Uttar Pradesh, Ujjaini is in… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Kumbha, Rana — (? 1468)    The son of the Sisodiya ruler of Mewar, Mokal (1421 1433), he came to the throne in 1433. Kumbha is cred ited with ending the Rathor interference in Mewar and also for forc ing the chiefs of Bundi, Kota, Chatsu, Amber, Narwar,… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

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