Jayamangala, Jayamaṅgalā, Jaya-mangala: 12 definitions

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Jayamangala 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)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल) or Jayamaṅgalarasa is the name of an Ayurvedic recipe defined in the fourth volume of the Rasajalanidhi (chapter 2, dealing with jvara: fever). These remedies are classified as Iatrochemistry and form part of the ancient Indian science known as Rasaśāstra (medical alchemy). Pārvatīśaṅkara is an ayurveda treatment and should be taken with caution and in accordance with rules laid down in the texts.

Accordingly, when using such recipes (e.g., jayamaṅgala-rasa): “the minerals (uparasa), poisons (viṣa), and other drugs (except herbs), referred to as ingredients of medicines, are to be duly purified and incinerated, as the case may be, in accordance with the processes laid out in the texts.” (see introduction to Iatro chemical medicines)

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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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Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल):—The Sanskrit name for a classification of a ‘temple’, according to the Īśānaśivagurudevapaddhati which features a list of 52 temple types. This list represents the classification of temples in South-India.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Jayamangala in Kavya glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल) is the name of an elephant, according to in the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 51. Accordingly, “... there [at Putrapura] King Prithvīrūpa rested some days, and was entertained by that king, and then he set out from that place. And he mounted his beloved Rūpalatā on the elephant Jayamaṅgala, and he himself mounted an elephant named Kalyāṇagiri”.

The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Jayamaṅgala, is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the vidyādharas (celestial beings). The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Jayamangala in Hinduism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

1) The Jayamaṅgalā of Yaśodhara (possibly, fl. 13th century), is a commentary on the Kāmasūtra of Vātsyāyana Mallanāga.

2) Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल) is the name of an elephant mentioned in the story of Rūpalatā and king Prithvīrūpa, related in the Kathāsaritsāgara chapter 51.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayamangala in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jayamaṅgaḷa (जयमंगळ).—a Wall-eyed in both eyes--a horse. An auspicious mark. By other authorities this word is affirmed to mean Having one hairy ring on his head, forehead, throat, breast, lips, and navel, two on his belly, and one on each side--a horse. An auspicious mark.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayamangala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल).—

1) a royal elephant.

2) a remedy for fever.

-lam a cheer of victory; ततोऽ ब्धिवीचिनिर्घोषैरुद्गीतजयमङ्गलः (tato' bdhivīcinirghoṣairudgītajayamaṅgalaḥ) Rāj. T.4.158.

Derivable forms: jayamaṅgalaḥ (जयमङ्गलः).

Jayamaṅgala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jaya and maṅgala (मङ्गल).

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

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल).—m.

(-laḥ) The royal elephant. E. jaya victory, and maṅgala good fortune.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Kaviśikṣā. Cambay p. 78.

2) Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल):—jayamaṅgala, called also jaṭīśvara, jayadeva Bhaṭṭikāvyaṭīkā. Sūryaśatakaṭīkā. L. 1643. Jayamaṅgala is quoted by Puruṣottamadeva in Varṇadeśanā, by Bhaṭṭoji Oxf. 162^b, by Cāritravardhana and Hemādri on Raghuvaṃśa.

3) Jayamaṅgalā (जयमङ्गला):—Jayamaṅgala’s
—[commentary] on the Bhaṭṭikāvya.

4) Jayamaṅgalā (जयमङ्गला):—Bhāgavatapurāṇavyakhyā. Oppert. 6085.

5) Jayamaṅgalā (जयमङ्गला):—a
—[commentary] on Vātsyāyana’s Kāmasūtra, by Yaśodhara.

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

1) Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल):—[=jaya-maṅgala] [from jaya] m. a royal elephant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a remedy for fever

3) [v.s. ...] (in music) a kind of measure

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Dhruvaka

5) [v.s. ...] of an elephant, [Kathāsaritsāgara li, 194]

6) [v.s. ...] of a scholiast on [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya] ( f. Name of his [commentator or commentary])

7) [v.s. ...] = -śabda, [Rājataraṅgiṇī iv, 158.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल):—[jaya-maṅgala] (laḥ) 1. m. Royal elephant.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल):—(jaya + ma)

1) m. a) ein königlicher Elephant [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] — b) ein best. gegen Fieber angewandtes Heilmittel [Vaidyaka im Śabdakalpadruma] — c) Nomen proprium eines Scholiasten des Bhaṭṭikāvya. —

2) f. ā Name des von Jayamaṅgala verfassten Commentars zum Bhaṭṭikāvya. —

3) n. ein Lebehoch: abdhivīcinirghoṣairudgītajayamaṅgalaḥ (rājā) [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 158]; vgl. jayāśis .

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Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल):—

1) a) Nomen proprium eines Elephanten [Kathāsaritsāgara 51, 194.] — d) Bez. eines best. Dhruvaka [SAM̃GĪTADĀM. im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Jayamaṅgala (जयमङ्गल):——

1) m. — a) *ein königlicher Elephant. — b) ein best. Fiebermittel [Materia medica of the Hindus 58.] — c) ein best. Tact [Saṃgitasārasaṃgraha 210.] — d) ein best. Dhruvaka. — e) Nomen proprium — α) eines Scholiasten. — β) eines Elephanten. —

2) f. ā Nomen proprium des von Jayamaṅgala verfassten Commentars. —

3) n. ein Lebehoch.

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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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