Anangalekha, aka: Anaṅgalekhā, Anaṅgalekha, Ananga-lekha; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


Anaṅgalekhā (अनङ्गलेखा).—A śakti devī on the 7th parva of Cakrarājaratha.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 19. 25.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Purāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anaṅgalekha (अनङ्गलेख).—(madanalekhaḥ) a love letter; °लेखक्रिय- योपयोगं (lekhakriya- yopayogaṃ) (vrajanti) Ku.1.7.

Derivable forms: anaṅgalekhaḥ (अनङ्गलेखः).

Anaṅgalekha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anaṅga and lekha (लेख).

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Anaṅgalekhā (अनङ्गलेखा).—

1) A love letter.

2) Name of a queen of Kashmir.

Anaṅgalekhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anaṅga and lekhā (लेखा).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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