Tulabhara, Tulābhāra, Tula-bhara: 5 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 geography

Source: 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.

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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

[«previous next»] — Tulabhara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: 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).

Tulābhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tulā and bhāra (भार). See also (synonyms): tulāpuruṣa.

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.]

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Tulabhara in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tulabhara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tulābhāra (ತುಲಾಭಾರ):—

1) [noun] gold, jewels or other valuables, grains or other articles as sugar, jaggery, etc. equal to a man’s weight (given as a gift).

2) [noun] a series of movement from back to forth (as a suspended object, pendulum, etc.).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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