Banga, aka: Bāṅga, Baṅga; 3 Definition(s)
Banga 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.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)
Baṅga (बङ्ग) refers to “tin”. (see Bhudeb Mookerji and his Rasajalanidhi)Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
Languages of India and abroad
bāṅga (बांग).—f ( P) The crowing (esp. the morningcrow) of a cock. v dē. The word is mainly used by Government-officials. 2. The name of a play amongst cowherd-children.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bāṅga (बांग).—f bāgadōra m A long rope with which horses are led.
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bāṅga (बांग).—f The crowing of a cock.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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Search found 11 books and stories containing Banga, Bāṅga, Baṅga; (plurals include: Bangas, Bāṅgas, Baṅgas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 3 - Iron variety (b): Tikshna iron < [Chapter IV - Metals (4): Lauha (iron)]
Part 3 - Incineration of tin < [Chapter VI - Metals (6): Vanga (tin)]
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XXXIX - Description of the battlefield infested by nocturnal fiends < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
Chapter xxxvi < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)