Magha


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Noun1.Magha - the eleventh month of the Hindu calendarMagha - the eleventh month of the Hindu calendar; corresponds to January in the Gregorian calendar
Hindu calendar - the lunisolar calendar governing the religious life of Hindus; an extra month is inserted after every month in which there are two new moons (once every three years)
Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar
Mesasamkranti - Hindu solar holiday at the beginning of the new astrological year when the sun enters the constellation Aries
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Among them, Kalidasa, Bharavi, Magha, and Sriharsa stand out as the authors of the pancamahakavya or five great Sanskrit poems (Kumarasambhava and Raghuvatnsa; Kiratarjuniya; Sisupalavadha; Naisadhacarita respectively) canonized as such by the fourteenth century.
He reminded followers that Meak Bochea Day celebrates the day Buddha declared the creation of 'Buddhism' in 588BC on the day of a full moon, symbolising the end of the Hindu calendar month Magha - or Meak in Khmer - after being enlightened for nine months.
According to an official press release the chief minister chose the day as it was "Magha Shuddha Purnami", an auspicious day of the lunar calendar.
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Palindrome enthusiasts are probably aware of the marvel of Sisupalavadha created by Magha, which displays a number of remarkable reverse verses and other forms of constrained writing and word play.
For thousands of years on the fifth of Magha of the lunar calendar, which in 2019 falls on the 10th of February, people all over the sub-continent, more so in Punjab, celebrate Basant, or Basant Panchami.
Camera crews covered the gamut, including the following: * Filming First and Special Access: The ONE STRANGE ROCK crews were the first non-natives to film Magha Puja festivities at Thailand's Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple, and they received special access to shoot inside the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave, home of the famous crystal maiden and a site where filming has been banned for years.
In facing pages of English and Sanskrit, Dundas presents Magha's only known work The Killing of Shishupala, which has long been acclaimed as one of the most distinguished and elaborate works within the canon of Sanskrit literature.
But when Magha, a prince from the mainland, usurps the throne, Asanka's role as court poet dramatically alters.