Tulabhara, Tula-bhara, Tulābhāra: 3 definitions
Tulabhara 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
Tulā-bhāra.—(EI 4, 17, 26; SITI), name of a mahādāna; same as tulāpuruṣa; weighing a king or an exalted personage against gold or other precious metals and stones and distributing the same to temples, etc. Note: tulā-bhāra 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Tulābhāra (तुलाभार).—gold, jewels or other valuable things equal to a man's weight (given to a Brāhmaṇa as a gift); cf. तुलादान (tulādāna).
Derivable forms: tulābhāraḥ (तुलाभारः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tulābhāra (तुलाभार):—[=tulā-bhāra] [from tulā > tul] m. = -puruṣadāna, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi i, 5, 619.]
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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Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Appendix on Tiruvalangadu Copper Plates < [Chapter I - Rajaraja I (a.d. 985 to 1014)]
Temples In Tiruvalanjuli < [Chapter II - Temples of Rajaraja I’s Time]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Kanchipuram (Vishnu Kanchi) < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Parama Samhita (English translation) (by Krishnaswami Aiyangar)
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)