Hemanga, Hemāṅga, Heman-anga: 9 definitions
Hemanga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study
Hemāṅga (हेमाङ्ग) (lit. “one who has golden limbs or parts”) is a synonym (another name) for the Lion (Siṃha), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.
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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Hemanga in India is the name of a plant defined with Michelia champaca in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Talauma villosa Miq. fo. celebica Miq. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1806)
· Flora Javae
· Flora van Nederlandsch Indie, (1861)
· Trans. Am. Phil. Soc.
· Mant. Pl. (1767)
· Annales Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavi (1868)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Hemanga, for example side effects, extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, health benefits, have a look at these references.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Hemāṅga (हेमाङ्ग).—a. golden; सुगाङ्गे हेमाङ्गं नृवर तव सिंहासनमिदम् (sugāṅge hemāṅgaṃ nṛvara tava siṃhāsanamidam) Mu.2.1. (-ṅgaḥ) 1 Garuḍa.
2) a lion.
3) the mountain Sumeru.
4) Name of Brahman.
5) of Viṣṇu.
6) the Champaka tree.
Hemāṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms heman and aṅga (अङ्ग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṅgaḥ) 1. Garuda. 2. A lion. 3. The mountain Sumeru. 4. Brahma. 5. The Champaka. 6. Vishnu. E. hema gold, aṅga body.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hemāṅga (हेमाङ्ग).—I. adj. golden, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 55, 32. Ii. m. 1. a lion. 2. Brahman. 3. Garuḍa, a fabulous bird.
Hemāṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hema and aṅga (अङ्ग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hemāṅga (हेमाङ्ग).—[adjective] golden-limbed, golden.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Hemāṅga (हेमाङ्ग):—[from hema > heman] mf(ī)n. having, g° limbs or parts, golden, [Rāmāyaṇa; Mudrārākṣasa] ([varia lectio] hemāṅka), [Bhāminī-vilāsa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Michelia Champaka, [Suśruta]
3) [v.s. ...] a lion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] the mountain Meru, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]
5) [v.s. ...] Name of Brahmā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] of Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] of Garuḍa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
8) Hemāṅgā (हेमाङ्गा):—[from hemāṅga > hema > heman] f. a [particular] plant (= svarṇa-kṣīrī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hemāṅga (हेमाङ्ग):—[hemā+ṅga] (ṅgaḥ) 1. m. Garuḍa; a lion; Sumeru; Brahmā; Champaca.
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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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Starts with: Hemangada.
Ends with: Chemanga.
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