Rangabhoga, Raṅgabhoga, Ranga-bhoga: 2 definitions



Rangabhoga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD

Raṅgabhoga (रङ्गभोग).—One of the two types of worship according to the bhakti cult;—The raṅgabhoga consists of entertaining the god by various performing arts conducted on the stage specially meant for this purpose. Such places meant exclusively for the performing arts are called by the name raṅgamaṇḍapa.

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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.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Raṅga-bhoga.—(EI 17), amusement to be arranged for a deity and land granted for it; also called śṛṅgāra-bhoga (EI 5). (CITD), enjoyment of splendour other than aṅga-bhoga or personal decoration; gift land received for raṅga-bhoga. See aṅga-bhoga. Note: raṅga-bhoga 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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