Angaraga, Anga-raga, Aṅgarāga: 9 definitions

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Introduction:

Angaraga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

aṅgarāga : (m.) a cosmetic to anoint the body with.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Aṅgarāga refers to: painting or rouging the body Vin.II, 107 (+ mukha°).

Note: aṅgarāga is a Pali compound consisting of the words aṅga and rāga.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aṅgarāga (अंगराग).—m (S) Smearing the body with unguents after ablution. 2 Unguents for inunction.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aṅgarāga (अंगराग).—m A composition of fragrant ingredients to rub on the body.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅgarāga (अङ्गराग).—[aṅgaṃ rajyate anena karaṇe ghañ]

1) a scented cosmetic, application of perfumed unguents to the body, fragrant unguent; पुष्पगन्धेन अङ्गरागेण (puṣpagandhena aṅgarāgeṇa) R.12.27, 6.6, स्तनाङ्गरागात् (stanāṅgarāgāt) Ku.5.11.

2) [bhāve lyuṭ] act of anointing the body with unguents.

Derivable forms: aṅgarāgaḥ (अङ्गरागः).

Aṅgarāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and rāga (राग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṅgarāga (अङ्गराग).—m.

(-gaḥ) Perfuming the body after cleansing; smearing it with unguents of sandal, &c. E. aṅga, and rāga colouring.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṅgarāga (अङ्गराग).—m. paint, unguent, powder for smearing and perfuming the body, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6, 12.

Aṅgarāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and rāga (राग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṅgarāga (अङ्गराग).—[masculine] paint, ointment, perfume (applied to the body).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Aṅgarāga (अङ्गराग):—[=aṅga-rāga] [from aṅga] m. application of unguents or cosmetics to the body (especially after bathing)

2) [v.s. ...] scented cosmetic.

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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 (even English!). 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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