Nalijangha, aka: Nali-jangha, Nālijaṅgha, Nālījaṅgha; 2 Definition(s)

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A brahmin, whom Mallika sent to the Buddha to find out if it were true that the Buddha had said that loved ones brought morrow and tribulation. M.ii.108.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Nālijaṅgha (नालिजङ्घ) or Nālījaṅgha (नालीजङ्घ).—a crow, raven.

Derivable forms: nālijaṅghaḥ (नालिजङ्घः), nālījaṅghaḥ (नालीजङ्घः).

Nālijaṅgha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāli and jaṅgha (जङ्घ).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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