In favour of Govindadevji: historical documents relating to a ...
Monika Horstmann, Heike Bill, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts - 1999 - 374 pages - Snippet view
"Govinda Mahala" obviously refers to the Surya Mahala, which now houses the temple of Sri Govindadeva; it is noteworthy that it is named "Mahala" (palace) instead of "Mandira" (temple). This implies that Sri Govindadeva was now the ...

Royal palaces, residences, and pavilions of India: 13th through ...
Fredrick W. Bunce - 2006 - 342 pages - Snippet view
The plan of the Athar Mahal is eminently suited for a Palace of Justice (Dad Mahal). The supplicants could have presented their petitions to the sultan as he was enthroned within the central porch of the second storey. ...

The artists of Nathadwara: the practice of painting in Rajasthan - Page 41
Tryna Lyons - 2004 - 360 pages - Preview
Built over a period of several centuries, this garh-mahal (fort-palace) is richly painted. ... whose place of origin is unknown. In 1883-86, two brothers from Udaipur named Nathu and Chhagan worked extensively at the Juna Mahal, ...

Seeing Krishna: the religious world of a Brahman family in Vrindaban - Page 99
Margaret H. Case - 2000 - 167 pages - Google eBook - Preview
Jaipur was laid out on a grid or mandala of nine squares, with the palace complex in the central square: a long mall ... palace was named Candra Mahala ( Moon Palace), and Govindadeva's temple was named Stirya Mahala (Sun Palace). ...

International Sanskrit Conference: Volume 2, Issue 1
Venkatarama Raghavan, India. Ministry of Education and Social Welfare - Snippet view
Mahal, Woman ; Mahala, Palace 3. Cancala, horse ; Cancala, fickle (2) In Vedic Sanskrit accent or stress on a particular syllable determines the meaning of a word, in Rajasthani stress on a particular syllable or lack of it changes the ..

The making of Sikh scripture - Page 137
Gurinder Singh Mann - 2001 - 193 pages - Google eBook - Preview
The hymns of the gurus are recorded under the title of Mahala (Arabic mahal, " palace"), which refers to the guru as the palace where God resides, and hence Mahala 1, Mahala 2, and so on. Some scholars associate this with Sanskrit mahila ...