Tumbura, aka: Tumburā; 2 Definition(s)
Tumbura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Tumburā (तुम्बुरा).—A Niṣāda tribe; on the other side of the Vindhyas.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 124; 45. 133.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
tumburā (तुंबुरा).—& tumburajī Commonly tamburā & tamburajī.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 3 - Various Mountains and Regions of the Earth < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 114 - Dialogue between Śiva and Rāma < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)