Mathematical and Scriptural aspect of Mekhala in the Construction of Yagya Kund

Interdisciplinary Journal of Yagya Research

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Title Mathematical and Scriptural aspect of Mekhala in the Construction of Yagya Kund
Creator Chandel, Ekta
Subject Mekhala
Yagya Kund construction
Number of Mekhala
Dimension of Mekhala
Description Yagya kund has five parts - Khat, Nabhi, Kant, Mekhla and Yoni. The construction of Yagya kund shall be done with proper consideration of all of its parts. The final shape and appearance of the Yagya kund came after the construction of Mekhala. Mekhala is an object which surrounds another object by keeping that object in the middle. For Yagya kund, Mekhala surrounds the fire pit which provides the shape to the Yagya kund.  The present paper attempts to describe the mathematical and scriptural aspects of Mekhala i.e. description of Mekhala and Khat, shape, number of Mekhala, and significance. The number of Mekhala varies by the size of Yagya Kund, the number of offerings, and the purpose of Yagya. The study also described the dimension of all types the Mekhala construction for 1 hast Kund indicating the important role of Mekhala in the Yagya Kund construction.
Publisher Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Gayatrikunj-Shantikunj, Haridwar, Uttarakhand-249411, India
Date 2021-09-19
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Format application/pdf
Source Interdisciplinary Journal of Yagya Research; Vol. 4 No. 1 (2021); 15-24
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Ekta Chandel

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