Janghala, aka: Jaṅghāla, Jāṅghala; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Janghala in Ayurveda glossary... « previous · [J] · next »

1) The following animals belong to the Jaṅghāla (large-kneed) group—viz.

  • the Ena (black deer),
  • the Harina (red deer),
  • the Rishya (blue deer),
  • the Kuranga (antelope),
  • the Karāla,
  • the Kritamāla,
  • the Sharabha,
  • the Shvadanstrā,
  • the Prishata,
  • the Chitrila (Spotted deer),
  • the Chārushka,
  • the Mriga-mātrikā, etc.

These species of venison have a sweet and astringent taste, are light, keen, pleasant (palatable), laxative, and diuretic in their effect. They subdue the Vāyu and the Pittam.

The Jaṅghāla is a sub-group of the Jāṅghala group.

2) The Jāṅgala (living in high ground and in a jungle) group may be further divided into eight sub-species, such as

  1. the Jaṅghāla,
  2. the Viscira,
  3. the Pratuda,
  4. the Guhāshaya,
  5. the Prasaha,
  6. the Parnamriga,
  7. the Vileshaya,
  8. and the Grāmya.

Of these the Janghāla and the Viscira are the most important.

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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jaṅghāḷa (जंघाळ).—a (Poetry. jaṅghāla S) Fleet;--esp. a horse.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jaṅghāḷa (जंघाळ) [-la, -ल].—a Fleet-a horse.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Jaṅghāla (जङ्घाल).—a. [jaṅghā vegavatī astyasya lac] Running swiftly, rapid. जङ्घालजनसङ्कुलम् (jaṅghālajanasaṅkulam) Śiva. B.22.23.

-laḥ 1 A courier

2) A deer, an antelope.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jaṅghāla (जङ्घाल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Quick, rapid, going quickly. m.

(-laḥ) 1. A courier. 2. A deer, an antelope. E. jaṅghā the leg, and ala able, stout, or jaṅghā vegavatī asti asya lac . dhāvake .

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