Rajangana, Rājāṅgaṇa, Rājāṅgana, Rājāṅgaṇā, Raja-angana, Rajamgana, Rajan-angana: 9 definitions


Rajangana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (tantric Buddhism)

Rājāṅgaṇā (राजाङ्गणा) refers to a “woman of the court”, according to the Bhūśalyasūtrapātananimittavidhi section of Jagaddarpaṇa’s Ācāryakriyāsamuccaya, a text within Tantric Buddhism dealing with construction manual for monasteries etc.—Accordingly, “[...] If a parasol, lotus, banner, muraja drum, flagpole, ornament, a woman of the court (rājāṅgaṇā), fish, milk, the best curd, wine, blazing fire, and fruits [are seen], then there are victory, extraordinary increase of grain, property, [the number of] sons, and other [merits], and the completion of duties. [...]”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajangana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

rājāṅgaṇa : ((rāja + āṅgaṇa), nt.) the courtyard of a palace.

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

Rājaṅgana refers to: royal court PvA. 74.

Note: rājaṅgana is a Pali compound consisting of the words rājā and aṅgana.

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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

[«previous next»] — Rajangana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rājāṅgaṇa (राजांगण).—n (S) The court or open space in front of the palace of a king or grandee. 2 also rājāṃ- gaṇēṃ n The quadrangular area enclosed by a building consisting of four portions meeting at right angles. Note. This word will, in the first sense, be pronounced both as rajangan̤ and radzangan̤; but, in the second sense, only as radzangan̤.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajangana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rājāṅgana (राजाङ्गन).—a royal court, the court-yard of a palace.

Derivable forms: rājāṅganam (राजाङ्गनम्).

Rājāṅgana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and aṅgana (अङ्गन).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rājāṅgaṇa (राजाङ्गण):—[from rāja > rāj] n. the court-yard of a palace, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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Rajangana in German

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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 (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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajangana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rājāṃgaṇa (ರಾಜಾಂಗಣ):—[noun] an open area within a palace or surrounded on all sides by the palace buildings.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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