Tejahpala, Tejaḥpāla, Tejah-pala: 3 definitions


Tejahpala 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 geography

Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (History)

Tejaḥpāla (तेजःपाल) refers to a minister of King Vāghela Vīradhavala, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—Accordingly, “This minister built the city of Tejalapura, built a temple called Āsarāyavihāra, and built a pond called Kumarasara. [...] He summoned the community to Ujjayaṃta. [...] He built a temple dedicated to Nemi”.

See p. ex. Burgess 1874-1875 p. 166, 170-173; cf. also Vastupāla.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tejaḥpāla (तेजःपाल):—[=tejaḥ-pāla] [from tejaḥ > teja] m. Name of a man (also ja-p).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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