Hemp: 1 definition
Hemp 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.
India history and geographySource: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Other Technologies: A Survey
Hemp refers to a textile that was actively produced and exported in ancient India.—By the time trade with the Roman Empire reached its peak, India was a major exporter of textiles (e.g., Hemp), specially cotton and silk. India produced large quantities of coarser but very useful fabrics from fibres such as hemp (bhāṅga in early texts, extracted from the bark of cannabis).
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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 11.66 < [Section VI - Offences: their Classification]
Verse 2.42 < [Section XIII - Initiation (upanayana)]
Verse 2.41 < [Section XIII - Initiation (upanayana)]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Seventeen kinds of grain < [Notes]
Part 17: Meeting with Gośāla < [Chapter VIII - Initiation of ṛṣabhadatta and devānandā]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CXLVI < [Jatugriha Parva]
Section CXLVIII < [Jatugriha Parva]
Section CCLXXXII < [Draupadi-harana Parva]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa VI, adhyāya 6, brāhmaṇa 2 < [Sixth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa VI, adhyāya 6, brāhmaṇa 1 < [Sixth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa III, adhyāya 2, brāhmaṇa 1 < [Third Kāṇḍa]
The Markandeya Purana (Study) (by Chandamita Bhattacharya)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)