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Composite means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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India history and geographySource: Singhi Jain Series: Ratnaprabha-suri’s Kuvalayamala-katha (history)
Composite (forms of) animals were commonly depicted on the Saṃsāracakra paintings (representing scenes of animal life), in ancient India, as mentioned in the Kathās (narrative poems) such as Uddyotanasūri in his 8th-century Kuvalayamālā (a Prakrit Campū, similar to Kāvya poetry).—Page 185.21 f.: Here follows a description of a printed scroll illustrating the Jaina conception of saṃsāracakra. [...] The saṃsāra-cakra illustrated the three worlds of hell, human world and the world of gods. [For example:] A number of animals making a composite form, one upon another: spider caught in the web of another spider, [...]—(Cf. Composite Animals).
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Full-text (+92): Samasika, Samasa, Composite animal, Paramanu, Samasik, Asamshlishta, Huccubrahmadamdi, Arisinaummatti, Nayagare, Anekalugida, Nagadamani, Vamardhamga, Dili, Deliya, Adityabhakta, Avritti, Kadukusube, Gubbibelase, Asanshlisht, Ai.
Search found 130 books and stories containing Composite; (plurals include: Composites). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 613 < [Chapter 10 - The Examination of the First Category—‘Substance’]
Verse 601-602 < [Chapter 10 - The Examination of the First Category—‘Substance’]
Verse 596-598 < [Chapter 10 - The Examination of the First Category—‘Substance’]
Padarthadharmasamgraha and Nyayakandali (by Ganganatha Jha)
Text 84: On the Production and Destruction of Colour &c. < [Chapter 6a - On Qualities]
Text 24 < [Chapter 3 - Similarities and Dissimilarities among Categories]
Text 129 < [Chapter 6a - On Qualities]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 5.114 < [Section XIII - Purification of Substances]
Verse 11.26 < [Section II - The Brāhmaṇa’s Responsibilities and Privileges regarding Sacrificial Performances]
Verse 11.265 < [Section XXXII - Expiation of Secret Sins]
Search for New Symbols of Nationalism < [January – March, 1998]
“Triveni”: Welcome to Hyderabad < [January – March, 1993]
The Internationalism of India < [April – June, 1985]
The Chaldean account of Genesis (by George Smith)
Nyaya-Vaisheshika categories (Study) (by Diptimani Goswami)