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Muslin 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
Muslin 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., Muslin), specially cotton and silk. Muslin is a thin, loosely woven cotton fabric is highly suitable for hot climates. It was introduced into Europe from Bengal in the 17th century, and one way to test its fineness was to pass a piece of it through a finger ring.
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 (+3): Malamala, Amshuka, Tanajeba, Jagannathi, Mal, Mallu, Duttari, Malamallu, Shabanama, Addhi, Malmal, Maslin, Agnishaucavastra, Baranaseyyaka, Shabnam, Chicken, Mukhavastrika, Kshaumaka, Kashika, Pindasveda.
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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Ancient South Indian Commerce < [October 1939]
Maritime Tradition of Andhra < [April – June, 1982]
Ananda Coomaraswamy and Indian Cultural Resurgence < [April – June, 1987]
Parables of Rama (by Swami Rama Tirtha)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Preliminary note to liberations, masteries and totalities < [Class (5) liberations, (6) masteries and (7) totalities]
Class 5: The eight liberations (vimokṣa) < [Class (5) liberations, (6) masteries and (7) totalities]
Part 1 - For what reasons did the Buddha preach Mahāprajñāpāramitāsūtra? < [Chapter I - Explanation of Arguments]
The Gospel of Buddha (by Paul Carus)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)