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A name sometimes used for Pataliputra,
the capital city of the Guptas. But here it probably refers to another city,
because when Vatsyayana wants to say Pataliputra he says it without equivocation
A group of hill tribes inhabiting the
region between Assam and Burma. They were hostile to the Aryans and managed to
preserve their independence until the nineteenth century.
27 lunar constellations or asterisms
the white bulls whom serves Shiva as a
mount. In mythology he was the guardian at Shiva’s gate and even today there
is a carved white marble bull guarding the door of every Shiva temple.
Lord Nataraja’s Pose
a kriya for cleaning the nasal passage
Harmonic ninth chart
A type of meditation; literally
One of five observances