Arangara, Āraṅgara, Āraṅgāra, Araṅgara: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Āraṅgāra (आरङ्गार) refers to a type of honey-producing bee according to the Ṛgveda X.106.10, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Honey was possibly, the earliest sweet thing Indians knew. Vedic literature even attests the procurement of it from the combs of two different types of bees which are āraṅgāra and sāragha. It is prescribed as a sweetening ingredient at the time of Vedic period. Brāhmaṇa literature taboos its use for women and students.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āraṅgara (आरङ्गर).—A bee. आरङ्गरेव मध्वेरयेथे (āraṅgareva madhverayethe) Ṛgveda 1.16.1.

Derivable forms: āraṅgaraḥ (आरङ्गरः).

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

Araṅgara (अरङ्गर).—m.

(-raḥ) Factitious or made up poison. E. aram quick, and gara poison.

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

Āraṅgara (आरङ्गर).—[masculine] bee.

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

Āraṅgara (आरङ्गर):—m. (√rañj ? [Gmn]), a bee, [Ṛg-veda x, 106, 10.]

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

Araṅgara (अरङ्गर):—[araṅga+ra] (raḥ) 1. m. Factitious poison.

[Sanskrit to German]

Arangara in German

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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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