Pundra

Some articles on pundras, pundra:

Purnia Division - History - Early History
... of the district are supposed to have been Anas to the west and Pundras to the east ... This opinion survived in the epic period, for in the Mahabharata and the Harivansa, the Pundras and the Angas are said to be descendents of the blind sage Dhritarashtra who ... line between Modadiri (Munger) and the land of the Pundras, which is thus identifiable with south Purnia ...
Pundra Kingdom
... Pundra (also known as Paundra, Paundraya, Purnia etc.) was an eastern kingdom located in West Bengal, Bangladesh and Purnia (now in Bihar, India) ... A Pundra king challenged Vasudeva Krishna by imitating his attributes ... eastern kingdoms, which included Angas, Vangas, Kalingas, Pundras and Suhmas shared a common ancestry ...
Vadakalai - Caste Mark
... The Tilak(Urdhva Pundra) mark of the Vadakalai men is a symbolic representation of Lord Vishnu's right foot ... (Srichurnam) to symbolise goddess Lakshmi(Vishnu's wife), along with the thiruman(urdhva pundra) ... The Urdhva Pundra which is vertical and faces upwards denotes that it helps one in reaching Vaikunta (the spiritual abode of Lord Vishnu), and is also considered to be a ...
Pundravardhana - Etymology
... There are several theories regarding the word ‘Pundra’ ... According to one theory the word ‘Pundra’ owes its origin to a disease called ‘Pandu’ ... where most of the people were suffering from that disease was called Pundrakshetra (land of Pundra) ...
Pundra Kingdom - References in Mahabharata - Military Expeditions To Pundra
... Dravidas and Abhiras and Pundras, together with the Savaras, became reduced in status, subjugated by Bhargava Rama (1429) ... and the Videhas of Mithila, led his army against Kasi, Suhma, and Pundra, and by the strength and prowess of his arms spread the fame of the Kurus (1113) ... the heroic and mighty Vasudeva, the king of Pundra and king Mahaujah who reigned in Kausika-Kachchha, and then attacked the king of Vanga(229) ...