Kumarasara, Kumara-sara: 1 definition


Kumarasara 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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Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (History)

Kumarasara (कुमरसर) is the name of a pond built by Tejaḥpāla: a minister of King Vāghela Vīradhavala, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—Accordingly, “This minister built the city of Tejalapura, built a temple called Āsarāyavihāra, and built a pond called Kumarasara. [...] He summoned the community to Ujjayaṃta. [...] He built a temple dedicated to Nemi”.

See p. ex. Burgess 1874-1875 p. 166, 170-173; cf. also Vastupāla.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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