Purvanga, aka: Pūrvāṅga, Purva-anga; 3 Definition(s)
Purvanga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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pūrvāṅga (पूर्वांग).—n (S pūrva & aṅga) The first part or portion; the preliminary or preparatory measures (of a book, a business or work &c.): opp to uttarāṅga. Ex. svayampākācēṃ saḍāsammārjana hēṃ pū0.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pūrvāṅga (पूर्वांग).—n The first part. The preliminary measures.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Pūrvāṅga (पूर्वाङ्ग).—the first day in the civil month.
Derivable forms: pūrvāṅgaḥ (पूर्वाङ्गः).
Pūrvāṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūrva and aṅga (अङ्ग).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 15: Ajita’s mokṣa < [Chapter VI - Emancipation of Ajita Svāmin and Sagara]
Part 7: Future Tīrthaṅkaras < [Chapter VI]
Appendix 1.6: New and rare words < [Appendices]
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