Mangal: 1 definition



Mangal means something in the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

Ambiguity: Although Mangal has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Mamgala.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Mangal refers to “Auspicious”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mangal in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) (the planet) Mars; Tuesday; auspiciousness; well-being, welfare; (a) auspicious; -[kalasha] see -[ghata; -kamana] good wishes, benediction; ~[karaka/kari] good, auspicious; benedictory; -[karya] a festive occasion, an auspicious ceremony/function; -[gana/gita] auspicious song/singing; -[graha] the Mars; a lucky star; -[ghata] the water-filled pitcher placed in front of the deity on auspicious occasions; -[devata] a tutelary deity; -[dhvani] the tumultous sound of auspicious songs etc.; marriage-music or singing; ~[prada] good, bestowing welfare, auspicious; benedictory; ~[maya] good, happy, auspicious; ~[vara/vasara] Tuesday; -[shabda] auspicious/benedictory utterance or word; -[samacara] good news, happy news; ~[sucaka] auguring good luck, auspicious; ~[sutra] lit. the lucky thread—the sacred marriage thread worn by a woman as long as her husband lives; the thread wrapped round the wrist on auspicious occasions; -[gana] to sing auspicious songs on festive occasions..—mangal (मंगल) is alternatively transliterated as Maṃgala.

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