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Mekala, aka: Mekalā; 2 Definition(s)

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1) Mekalā (मेकला).—The capital of the Puṣpamitras;1 rule of seven kings from.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 188.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 375.

2) Mekala (मेकल).—A Vindhyan tribe.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 63; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 52.
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Name of a tribe, occurring in a nominal list. Ap.ii.359; the reading is, however, very uncertain.

Added: 12.Apr.2009 | Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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