Maha-sabha, Mahā-sabhā, Mahasabha: 2 definitions
Maha-sabha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Mahā-sabhā.—(SII 1; ASLV; SITI), ‘the great assembly’; meeting of the general body of the sabhā; meeting of the Mahā- janas in session; body of the Mahājanas. Note: mahā-sabhā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahāsabhā (महासभा):—[=mahā-sabhā] [from mahā > mah] f. a large (dining) hall, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Full-text (+332): Maha-vyavastha, Ur, Sabha, Dharaka, Singara, Narasimhapura, Harasora, Dhudhatavala, Karavala, Nanavala, Serahiya, Kanthada, Bajava, Poravala, Mothiya, Bahariya, Haradara, Soniya, Bhangela, Shvetavala.
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Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Sivapuram < [Chapter II - Temples of Rajaraja I’s Time]
Temples in Tribhuvani < [Rajadhiraja I]
Temples in Tirukkadaiyur < [Chapter II - Temples of Rajaraja I’s Time]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Nagar < [Chapter X - Temples of Rajadhjraja II’s Time]
Temples in Rajendrasolagan < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Temples in Trisulam < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)