Ambha, aka: Aṃbha; 2 Definition(s)
Ambha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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)
Aṃbha (अंभ).—Derived from Bhāgavata-purāṇa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 182.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Ambha, & Ambho (nt.) (see ambu) water, sea Dāvs.IV, 54. (Page 74)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 8 - God Brahmā’s mental creation < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 6 - The Kalpas and Manvantaras: their duration < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)