Alaghu: 6 definitions
Alaghu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Alaghu (अलघु).—A son born to Vasiṣṭha by Ūrjjā. Rāja (Rajas) Gātra, Urdhvabāhu, Savana, Śukra and Sutapas, who were great hermits, were brothers of Alaghu, who has another name 'Alagha'. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 20).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Alaghu (अलघु).—(ghu-ghvī f.)
1) Not light, heavy, big, weighty (as breasts, hips &c.); आयासादलघुतरस्तनैः (āyāsādalaghutarastanaiḥ) Śi.8.1; 7.5.
2) Not short, long (in prosody).
3) Serious, solemn.
4) Intense, violent, very great.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Alaghu (अलघु).—mfn. (-ghuḥ-ghuḥ-ghvī-ghu) 1. Heavy, weighty. 2. Serious, solemn. 3. Violent, intense. E. a neg. laghu light.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Alaghu (अलघु).—adj. 1. heavy, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 78. 2. powerful, ib. 9, 38. 3. long, as a vowel, Śrut. 44.
Alaghu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and laghu (लघु).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Alaghu (अलघु):—[=a-laghu] mfn. not light, heavy
2) [v.s. ...] not short, long (as a syllable in prosody)
3) [v.s. ...] not quick, slow, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]
4) [v.s. ...] weighty, significant, [Daśakumāra-carita]
5) [v.s. ...] serious, solemn
6) [v.s. ...] intense, violent.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 4.3.12 < [Part 3 - Chivalry (vīrya-rasa)]
Verse 2.4.100 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 3.4.26 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 35 - Treatment for indigestion (33): Vaishvanara-pottali rasa < [Chapter IV - Irregularity of the digesting heat]
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)