Angagraha, aka: Anga-graha; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Angagraha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Angagraha in Ayurveda glossaries]

Angagraha (stiffness in organs).

(Source): PMC: Effect of Grīvā Vasti
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Angagraha in Marathi glossaries]

aṅgagraha (अंगग्रह).—m S Spasmodic seizure or spasm.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aṅgagraha (अंगग्रह).—m Spasmodic seizure or spasm.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Angagraha in Sanskrit glossaries]

Aṅgagraha (अङ्गग्रह).—spasm; seizure of the body with some illness.

Derivable forms: aṅgagrahaḥ (अङ्गग्रहः).

Aṅgagraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and graha (ग्रह).

(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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