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.

In Hinduism

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Baṅga (बङ्ग) refers to “tin”. (see Bhudeb Mookerji and his Rasajalanidhi)

Source: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

bāṅga (बांग).—f ( P) The crowing (esp. the morningcrow) of a cock. v . 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
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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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