Mallapurāṇa: a rare Sanskrit text on Indian wrestling especially as practised by the Jyeṣṭhimallas
Bhogilal Jayachandbhai Sandesara, Ramanlal Nagarji Mehta
Oriental Institute, 1964 - Wrestling - 127 pages
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16th century Adhama Adhyaya Akhada Akhadhaka Anavil Antarjyesthi Apabhramsa Ardha arena arms Asura Audichya brahmin B.MS Bahusrama Baroda Bhavisya Bhimseni body Brahmins Caestus Caste Puranas Chaulukya circular movements Citrani Classification of Mallas colophon colophon reads cubit Danda Delmal described developed Dharanipata Dharmaranya Dharmayuddha earth Eventhough fight fist form of exercise Gada Gaja given Gopakula gotra grip Gujarati language Guru Gonitaka Gymnasium heavy breathing hence India inference instrument Itihasa Jalasrama Jarasandha Jethis Jyesthi Jyesthimallas Kalika Purana Kamsa known Krsna Kundakavartana laga Laghu Gonitaka light exercises line reads Madu Mallapurana mallas Mallavidya Mardana Masrni massage Maustika Mayuravambalam mediaeval Modhera Mrga Musti North Gujarat Oriental Research Institute Rangasrama recommended Sanskrit seems Sloka Somesvara Srama stamina strength suggests temple term to-day tradition type of exercise Upapuranas upto Vajramusti wrestling Vayu Purana verse Vrddha weapon worship wrestlers wrft