Sagana, Sagaṇa: 8 definitions
Sagana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Sagaṇa (सगण):—Son of Vajranābha (son of Balasthala). He had a son named Vidhṛti. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.3-4)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Sagaṇa (सगण) refers to “one accompanied by his attendants”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.11.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated: “[...] In the meantime on hearing that Śiva had come to Auṣadhiprastha, the mountain Himavat too went there. Accompanied by his attendants [i.e., sagaṇa], the lord of the mountains bowed to the lord Śiva, worshipped Him with pleasure and eulogised Him with palms joined in reverence. [...]”.
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.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)
Sagaṇa (सगण) refers to one of the eight gaṇas used in Sanskrit metrics (chandas) with which Nañjuṇḍa associated the following:
Devatā: Māruta (Pavana);
Rasa: Ghora (Bhayānaka);
Nakṣatra: Karabha (Hasta);
Yāma: Turīya (Caturtha);
Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.
Languages of India and abroad
Sagaṇa (सगण).—a. Attended by troops or flocks.
-ṇaḥ An epithet of Śiva.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sagaṇa (सगण).—[adjective] having troops or followers, surrounded by ([instrumental]); [masculine] [Epithet] of Śiva.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sagaṇa (सगण):—[=sa-gaṇa] [from sa > sa-gajāroha] mfn. (sa-) having troops or flocks, attended by followers, accompanied by ([instrumental case]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Śivagītā, ascribed to the padma-purāṇa]
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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.
Sagaṇa (ಸಗಣ):—[noun] = ಸಗಣಿ [sagani].
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Sagaṇa (ಸಗಣ):—[noun] (pros.) a metrical foot consisting of two short syllablic instants followed by a long one (uu-); anapaestus.
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Sagāna (ಸಗಾನ):—[noun] = ಸಘಾನ [saghana].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Sagananir, Saganapimda, Saganara, Saganatana, Saganauti.
Ends with: Adeshagana, Apsarasagana, Dasagana, Nishagana, Rakshasagana, Sakalahamsagana, Ushagana, Varshagana, Vayasagana, Vrishagana, Yakshagana.
Full-text: Vidhriti, Hiranyanabha, Samgataka, Vajranabha, Prasanna, Sarasika, Upakhya, Tup, Saparivara, Parshvanathastavana, Goshpada.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Sagana, Sagaṇa, Sa-gana, Sa-gaṇa, Sagāna; (plurals include: Saganas, Sagaṇas, ganas, gaṇas, Sagānas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Chapter 332 - The metres of un-equal characteristics in the four quarters (viṣama)
Chapter 328 - The rules of prosody (chandas-sāra)
Malatimadhava (study) (by Jintu Moni Dutta)
Part 6.2 - Metres Employed in the Mālatīmādhava < [Chapter 2 - Literary Study of the Mālatīmādhava]
Part 6.1 - Definition of Chandas (metres) < [Chapter 2 - Literary Study of the Mālatīmādhava]
Annadatri-carita (study) (by Sarannya V.)
6. Poetic Beauty (a): Metre (Vritta) < [Chapter 3 - An Introduction to Annadatri-carita]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 3.32.3 < [Sukta 32]
Vasudevavijaya of Vasudeva (Study) (by Sajitha. A)
Kāraka (d): Karaṇa < [Chapter 3 - Vāsudevavijaya—A Grammatical Study]
Vedāṅga (six auxiliary disciplines) < [Chapter 5 - Impact of other Disciplines in Vāsudevavijaya]
Vṛttaratnāvalī of Ilattūr Rāmasvāmiśāstri < [Chapter 1 - Śāstrakāvyas—A Brief Survey]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 1 - Use of Chandas (metres) in the Matsyapurāṇa < [Chapter 2 - Literary aspect of the Matsyapurāṇa]