Banga, Bāṅga, Baṅga, Bamga: 5 definitions
Banga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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)Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
Baṅga (बङ्ग) refers to “tin”. (see Bhudeb Mookerji and his Rasajalanidhi)
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Baṃga (बंग) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Baṅga.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Baṅga (बङ्ग) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Baṃga.
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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Search found 11 books and stories containing Banga, Bāṅga, Baṅga, Bamga, Baṃga, Bāṃga, Bānga; (plurals include: Bangas, Bāṅgas, Baṅgas, Bamgas, Baṃgas, Bāṃgas, Bāngas). 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)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 60 - An Account of Rukshmi: Krishna Takes Away Rukshmini < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 14 - An Account of Sagara < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 31 - An Account of Puru’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
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)]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section LXXXII < [Anugita Parva]
Section CCLII < [Ghosha-yatra Parva]
Section CLXXXIX < [Swayamvara Parva]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 19 - Mercurial operations (17): Dyeing of mercury (ranjana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Part 1 - Additional process for transformation of base metals into gold and silver < [Chapter VIII - Conclusion of first volume]
Part 17 - Mercurial operations (15): Killing of mercury (marana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
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)]