Pancasaheliduha, Pancasaheli-duha, Pañcasahelīdūhā: 1 definition


Pancasaheliduha 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: Tessitori Collection I (history)

Pañcasahelīdūhā (पञ्चसहेलीदूहा) is the name of a work by Chīhala (classified as Rajasthani literature).—The Pañcasahelīdūhā (in Rajasthani) is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—The Pañcasahelīdūhā is a love poem and a classic of Western Indian literature, both Rajasthani and Gujarati. Five ladies describe in turn their condition when, suffering from separation (viraha), they neglect their bodies. And then the joys of reunion. The first one is a Mālaṇī (22), a gardener’s wife. The speech of the other four is announced by transitional phrases: Taṃbolaṇī-vākyaṃ, the betel-seller’s wife, Chīpaṇī-vākyaṃ (after 35), the cloth-printer’s wife, Kalāliṇī-vākyaṃ. (after 41), the liquor-seller’s wife, and Sonārī-vākyaṃ. (after 47) the goldsmith’s wife. [...]

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