Muslin; 1 Definition(s)
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 geogprahy
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 (eg., 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.Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Other Technologies: A Survey
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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Parables of Rama (by Swami Rama Tirtha)
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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)
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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XI - On the qualifications of the inquirer and lecturer < [Book II - Mumukshu khanda (mumukshu-vyavahara khanda)]
Chapter X - Silent and solitary reflections of janaka < [Book V - Upasama khanda (upashama khanda)]