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Linen 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
Linen or Flax 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., Linen), specially cotton and silk. India produced large quantities of coarser but very useful fabrics from fibres such as flax or linen (kṣauma, a plant widely cultivated for its linseed oil),
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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Full-text (+54): Kshauma, Khoma, Kintana, Krimilika, Apamarga, Amshuka, Kshaumayugala, Nirnejaka, Karmakilaka, Alligariga, Ashaga, Kshaumika, Pelavakshauma, Kshaumamaya, Dobi, Mangalakshauma, Kshaumadasha, Asagiti, Agasenaru, Karpada.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 5.119 < [Section XIII - Purification of Substances]
Verse 5.120 < [Section XIII - Purification of Substances]
Verse 10.85 < [Section IX - Variations in the Functions of the Brāhmaṇa due to Abnormal Conditions]
Invocation to Mother Compassion < [January – March 1992]
The Brick < [October – December, 2007]
The Broken Pot < [Jan-Feb 1940]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XIII - Treatment of Lekhya-roga < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XVI - Treatment of diseases peculiar to eye-lashes and eye-lids < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter LVIII - Symptoms and Treatment of suppression of Urine (Mutra-ghata) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Parables of Rama (by Swami Rama Tirtha)
Popular Literature in Ancient Egypt (by Alfred Wiedemann)