Janghala, Jaṅghāla, Jāṅghala: 9 definitions


Janghala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I

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.

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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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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Jaṅghāla.—an embankment (JAS, Letters, Vol. XX, p. 204). Note: jaṅghāla is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

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

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jaṅghāla (जङ्घाल).—[jaṅghā + la], m. A rapid walker, [Suśruta] 1, 200, 6.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jaṅghāla (जङ्घाल):—[from jaṅgha] m. ‘running swiftly, runner’, a class of animals (antelopes etc.), [Caraka i, 27, 51; Suśruta i, 46; Bhāvaprakāśa]

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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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