Arogya, Ārogya: 16 definitions



Arogya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Arogy.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Ārogya (आरोग्य) refers to “health”, mentioned as one of the potential rewards of Śiva-worship, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.12:—“[...] those who desire magnificent buildings, beautiful ornaments, beautiful women, wealth to satiety, sons and grandsons, health (ārogya), splendid body, extraordinary status, heavenly happiness and final salvation or profound devotion to the great lord shall duly worship Śiva by virtue of their merit accumulated by them. Sure success will be his who regularly worships Śiva liṅga with great devotion. He will never be afflicted by sins”.

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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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Ārogya (आरोग्य) refers to “health” (i.e., “non-disease”) and is mentioned in verse 2.48 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] having one’s awareness fixed constantly on this (idea), one does not become participant in distress.—Such (is), in short, the conduct (during the day); observing (it), one attains long life, health [viz., ārogya], power, fame, and the eternal worlds”.

Note: Ārogya has been metaphrased by nad-med, both words properly signifying “non-disease”.

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Ārogya (आरोग्य):—Literal meaning is disease free state; health, lightness of body, efficiency of limb and that which brings about happiness. Happiness which arises from an equilibrium of the body constituents. Health is extolled as necessary for achievement of all the four objectives of life viz virtue, wealth, pleasure and Salvation (Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha).

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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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ārogya : (nt.) health.

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

Ārogya, (nt.) (abstr. fr. aroga, i.e. ā (= a2) + roga + ya) absence of illness, health D. I, 11; III, 220 (°mada), 235 (°sampadā); M. I, 451 (T. ārūgya, v. l. ārogya), 508, 509; S. II, 109; A. I, 146 (°mada); II, 143; III, 72; V, 135 sq. ; Sn. 749, 257 = Dh. 204 = J. III, 196; Nd1 160; Vism. 77 (°mada pride of health); PvA. 129, 198; Sdhp. 234. (Page 108)

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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

ārōgya (आरोग्य).—n (S) Freedom from sickness; healthy state; health.

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

ārōgya (आरोग्य).—n Healthy state; health.

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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

Arogya (अरोग्य).—a. Healthy.

See also (synonyms): arogin.

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Ārogya (आरोग्य).—(अरोगस्य भावः ष्यञ् (arogasya bhāvaḥ ṣyañ)] Freedom from disease, good health; लघुत्वमारोग्यमलोलुपत्वम् (laghutvamārogyamalolupatvam) Śvet.2.13.

Derivable forms: ārogyam (आरोग्यम्).

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

Ārogya (आरोग्य).—n.

(-gyaṃ) Health. E. āṅ reverse, ruj to be sick, yañ aff.

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

Ārogya (आरोग्य).—i. e. a-roga + ya, n. Health, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 15, 13.

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

Ārogya (आरोग्य).—[adjective] healthy; [neuter] health.

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

1) Arogya (अरोग्य):—[=a-rogya] [from a-roga] mfn. healthy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Ārogya (आरोग्य):—n. ([from] a-roga), freedom from disease, health, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta; Manu-smṛti; Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra]

3) a particular ceremony

4) Ārogyā (आरोग्या):—[from ārogya] f. Name of Dākṣāyaṇī

5) Ārogya (आरोग्य):—mfn. healthy

6) giving health, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ārogya (आरोग्य):—[ā-rogya] (gyaṃ) 1. n. Health.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Arogya (अरोग्य):—(von 3. a + roga) adj. dass.; davon gyatā Gesundheit: kaccidarogyatā rāme [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 70, 7.]

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Ārogya (आरोग्य):—(von 2. aroga) n. Freisein von Krankheit, Gesundheit [Amarakoṣa 2, 6, 2, 1.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 322.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 474.] [ŚVETĀŚV. Upakośā 2, 13.] [Mahābhārata 3, 13101. 17359.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 15, 13.] [Suśruta 2, 163, 5.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 99, 5.] śūdramārogyameva ca (pṛcchet) [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 127.] ārogyaṃ brūhi kauśalyām [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 52, 30.] ārogyapūrvaṃ kuśalaṃ vācyā [4, 55, 14.] ādhivyādhiśatairjanasya vividhairārogyamunmūlyate [Bhartṛhari 3, 34.] ārogyaniyamādhyakṣa ein Beiname Śiva’s [Śivanāmasahasra] — Vgl. anārogya .

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Arogya (अरोग्य):—, ārogyatā ed. Bomb.

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Ārogya (आरोग्य):—

1) n. [Mahābhārata 13, 358.] prativiṭapamārogyamaṭavi (als Gruss) [Spr. 698.] dāna [Oxforder Handschriften 87,a,33.] vrata [58,a,46.] pratipadvrata [284,a,10 v. u.] —

2) f. ā Name der Dākṣāyaṇī in Vaidyanātha [Oxforder Handschriften 39,b,18.] arogā v.l.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ārogya (आरोग्य):——

1) n. Gesundheit [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra] [Āpastamba’s Dharmasūtra 1,14,29.] vraha und pratipaddhrata n. eine best. Begehung.

2) f. ā ein Name der Dākṣāyaṇi.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ārogya (आरोग्य) [Also spelled arogy]:—(nm) freedom from disease, health; -[nivāsa] sanitorium; ~[prada] hygienic; salubrious; -[lābha] convalescence; •[karanā] to convalesce; ~[śālā] a sanitorium; nursing home; -[śāstra] Hygiene.

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