Panga, Paṅga: 5 definitions


Panga means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The name of a Pacceka Buddha, found in a nominal list. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.

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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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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Paṅga or Pāṅga.—(IE 8-5; EI 30, 33), Telugu-Kannaḍa; one- fourth of the produce sometimes collected from rent-free hold- ings in the possession of gods and Brāhmaṇas; a kind of tax; sometimes used to indicate ‘taxes in general’; cf. paṅga-śulka, paṅga-tappu, paṅga-tappu-śulka, paṅga-parihṛta, paṅga-parihṛta- parihāra, sarva-paṅga-parihṛta, etc. See Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIII, pp. 54 ff. Note: paṅga 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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Paṅga, (?) only in cpd. paṅgacīra (nt.) at D. I, 6 “blowing through toy pipes made of leaves” (Dial. I. 10, where is cpd. Sinhalese pat-kulal and Marathī pungī after Morris J. P. T. S. 1889, 205). Bdhgh explanations as “p. vuccati paṇṇa-nāḷikā; taṃ dhamantā kīḷanti” DA. I, 86. (Page 382)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāṅga (पांग).—m (paṅgu S Lame.) Intense or constant craving or desire; longing for; hankering after. v phiṭa, nivāra, phēḍa. Ex. jivhā amṛtarasēṃ vēṣṭē || anya rasācā pāṅga phiṭē ||; also varṇāśramācā pāṅga || na karīca rāmanisaṅga ||. 2 Wants, necessities, exigencies, lamenesses. Used pl. Ex. mōṭhyācē padarīṃ paḍalā mhaṇajē khāṇyā piṇyācē pāṅga phiṭatāta; hā mulagā mōṭhā jhālā mhaṇajē tujhē pāṅga phēḍīla. Pr. yētīla vāṅga tara phiṭatīla pāṅga. 3 A sense of crippledness, i. e. repression or restraint (as before a benefactor or creditor). Ex. tyā karjakaṛyācā pāṅga vāṭatō tyācē pāṅgānta mājhyānēṃ rāhavata nāhīṃ.

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pāṅgā (पांगा).—a R (Commonly phēgaḍā) Bowlegged: also bow-form--legs or a leg.

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

pāṅga (पांग).—m Intense or constant craving; longing for. pl. Wants, necessities. Pr. yētīla vāṅga tara phiṭatīla pāṅga. A sense of crippledness.

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pāṅga (पांग).—m The rope by which a boat is se- cured alongside or astern. A cast- ing net. Pay or wages. f Toll paid by ships on clearing out of a port. m A sort of canoe.

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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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