Patanga, Pataṅga, Paṭaṅga, Pātaṅga: 14 definitions
Patanga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Pataṅga (प्रमोद) is a Sanskrit word for a species of rice (śāli) which is said to have a superior quality, according to Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Ayurvedic work. It can also be spelled as Pataṃga (पतंग). The literal translation of the word is “spark”. The plant Pataṅga is part of the Śūkadhānyavarga group of medicinal plants, referring to the “group of awned grains”. Caraka defined such groups (vargas) based on the dietic value of the plant.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pataṅga (पतङ्ग).—A mountain. There are twenty small mountains around Mahāmeru and Pataṅga is one of them.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1b) A class of people in Plakṣadvīpa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 4.
1c) A son of Devakī killed by Kaṃsa; taken to Dvārakā from Sutala by Kṛṣṇa, and after having been seen by his parents, went to Heaven.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 85. 51-6.
Pataṅga (पतङ्ग) or Pataṃga refers to the “flying insects” (in the forest), according to the Rāmāyaṇa chapter 2.28. Accordingly:—“[...] soothening with kind words to Sītā, when eyes were blemished with tears, the virtuous Rāma spoke again as follows, for the purpose of waking her turn back: ‘[...] Oh, frail princess! Flying insects (pataṅga), scropious, insects including mosquitoes and files always annoy every one. Hence, forest is full of hardship’”.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama
Pataṅga (पतङ्ग) refers to “lintel § 3.38.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Pataṅga.—(IA 11), a paper kite. Note: pataṅga is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
paṭaṅga : (nt.) a grasshopper.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Paṭaṅga, (cp. *Sk. phaḍingā, but influenced by Sk. pataga a winged animal, bird) a grasshopper Sn. 602; J. VI, 234, 506; Miln. 272, 407; DhA. IV, 58; PvA. 67; Pgdp 59. (Page 391)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pataṅga (पतंग).—m (S) A moth. 2 A sort of paperkite. 3 Sappan-wood, Cæsalpinia Sappan. 4 S A bird. 5 S The sun.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pataṅga (पतङ्ग).—[patan utplavan gacchati gam-ḍa ni°]
1) A bird; नृपः पतङ्गं समधत्त पाणिना (nṛpaḥ pataṅgaṃ samadhatta pāṇinā) N.1.124; Bv.1.17.
2) The sun; विकसति हि पतङ्गस्योदये पुण्डरीकम् (vikasati hi pataṅgasyodaye puṇḍarīkam) U.6.12; Mal.1.24; Śi. 1.12; R.2.15.
3) A moth, locust, or grass-hopper; पतङ्गवद्वह्निमुखं विविक्षुः (pataṅgavadvahnimukhaṃ vivikṣuḥ) Ku.3.64;4.2; Pt 3.126.
4) A bee.
5) A ball for playing with; योऽसौ त्वया करसरोजहतः पतङ्गः (yo'sau tvayā karasarojahataḥ pataṅgaḥ) Bhāg.5.2.14.
6) Ved. A spark.
7) A devil.
9) Name of Kṛṣṇa
1) A horse.
11) A species of rice.
-ṅgam 1 Quicksilver.
2) A kind of sandal wood.
Derivable forms: pataṅgaḥ (पतङ्गः).
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Pātaṅga (पातङ्ग).—a. Brown; Mb.6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pataṅga (पतङ्ग).—mf. (-ṅgaḥ-ṅgī) 1. A grasshopper. 2. A bird. 3. A sort of rice. 4. The sun. n.
(-ṅgaṃ) 1. Quicksilver. 2. A kind of Sandal. E. pat falling, gam to proceed, aff.; khac; or pat to fall, aṅgac Unadi aff. also pataṅgama .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pātaṅga (पातङ्ग).—i. e. pataṃga + a, adj., f. gī, Peculiar to a grasshopper [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 8, 469.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pataṅga (पतङ्ग):—[pata-ṅga] (ṅgaḥ) 1. m. A grasshopper, a bird; the sun; rice. n. Quicksilver; a kind of sandal.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Patanga in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a moth, an insect..—patanga (पतंगा) is alternatively transliterated as Pataṃgā.
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Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 27a - The group of awned cereals (Shukadhanya—monocotyledons) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana)]
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
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