The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Mela- Meeting, union, intercourse


ajarāmaratām eti so 'ṇimādiguṇānvitaḥ |
yoginīnām priyo devi sarva
melāpakādhipaḥ || 141 ||


melā
mela [p= 833,3] [L=168041]
( √ mil) meeting , union , intercourse Ka1v. Katha1s.
melā [p= 833,3] [L=168042]
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melā [p= 833,3] [L=168047]
an association , assembly , company , society Pan5cat.
833,3] [L=168048]
Cat. (perhaps , m(mela).)
833,3] [L=168049]
partic. high number Buddh.
833,3] [L=168050]
L.
833,3] [L=168051]
L.
833,3] [L=168052]
L.
(H1) m.
(H1B) f.
(H2) f.
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[p= the indigo plant

mela
mela [p= 833,3] [L=168041]
( √ mil) meeting , union , intercourse Ka1v. Katha1s.
melā [p= 833,3] [L=168042]
» below.



(H1) m.
(H1B) f.


Female ascetics in Hinduism - Page 77
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, Steven Collins - 2004 - 218 pages - Google eBook - Preview
... Bhubaneswar, or Benares,1 and it is strikingly evident on the occasion of religious festivals such as the Kumbha or Gaṅgā Sāgār gatherings (melā),2 to which ascetics flock in great numbers. Despite this diversity, one is at the same ...
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Lynn Teskey Denton

Śiva in trouble: festivals and rituals at the Paśupatinātha Temple ... - Page 153
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- 2008 - 285 pages - Preview
It has the usual character of an Indian or Nepalese festival (melā) with stalls almost everywhere that sell pūjā supplies, ritual paraphernalia, or pictures and small icons of deities, and offer samosā and tea.3 ...
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Axel Michaels





Melapaka in music:

Musical forms in Saṅgītaratnākara
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- 1999 - 547 pages - Snippet view
H, p.205 (ii) Melapaka:- Melapaka is the next section. This is not a major section but serves more as a bridge linking (melana) the next ... Usually melapaka consists of the rendering of an alapti which is technically called ' prayoga'. ...
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N. Ramanathan


The dictionary of Hindustani classical music - Page 32
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- 2000 - 193 pages - Preview
The Sastras hold that Melapaka and Abhoga Dhatus can be omitted but never the Dhruva Dhatu. From those compositions having three Dhatus or paragraphs only, the Melapaka can be dropped, not the Dhruva. (d) Abhoga - The last paragraph or ...
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Vimalakānta Rôya Caudhurī