Amalaka


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Amalaka

A type of capital found in Hindu architecture.
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The report cites the discovery of stone and decorated bricks, mutilated sculpture of a divine couple, and carved architectural members including foliage patterns, amalaka (wheel found on temple roofs), three sculptures of Makar (crocodile associated with Goddess Ganga), vallari (floral motif found on temple gateways), a (used in rituals), lotus medallion, a circular shrine having pranjala (water shute) and fifty pillar bases associated with a massive structure ...
* Herbs and foods that increase spermatogenesis include brahmi; shatavari; vidari; jatamansi; garlic; onion; sucanat; ginseng; ghee; milk; banana; 1/2 teaspoon amalaka plus 1 teaspoon ghee plus 1/2 teaspoon honey; 1 teaspoon ashwagunda with 1 cup milk morning and night; gokshur; pippili with fennel; rose; white sugar water; prabhav nasy (1 teaspoon orally)
The stone trunk where the amalaka restes on, is thick and rather cylindrical.