Laiṅga, aka: Lainga; 1 Definition(s)
Laiṅga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Laiṅga can be transliterated into English as Lainga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Laiṅga (लैङ्ग).—The Purāṇa of 11,000 verses; narrated by Maheśvara in the midst of Agniliṅga, a treatise on the four means (Trivarga and mokṣa) at the end of the Āgneyakalpa; he who makes a gift of it with cow and sesame in phālguṇi attains oneness with Śiva.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 53. 37-38.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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