Samanga, aka: Samaṃgā, Samamga, Samaṅgā, Samaṅga; 5 Definition(s)
Samanga means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)
Samaṃgā (समंगा):—One of the sixty-eight Rasauṣadhi, very powerful drugs known to be useful in alchemical processes related to mercury (rasa), according to Rasaprakāśa-sudhākara (chapter 9).(Source): Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
Itihasa (narrative history)
Samaṅga (समङ्ग) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.59) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Samaṅga) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.(Source): JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
1. The constant attendant of Tissa Buddha. Bu.xviii.21; BuA (p. 191) calls him Samata.
2. See Samagga.(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Samaṅgā (समङ्गा).—Bengal madder (mañjiṣṭhā).(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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Search found 10 books and stories containing Samanga, Samaṃgā, Samamga, Samaṅgā or Samaṅga. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XVI - Resuscitation of sukra < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
Chapter XIII - Consolation of bhrigu < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
Chapter XIV - Sukra’s reminiscence of his metempsychosis < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section CCXXXVII < [Ghosha-yatra Parva]
Section CXXXV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXXXIV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XL - Symptoms and treatment of Diarrhea (Atisara) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter LXI - Symptoms and Treatment of Epilepsy (Apasmara) < [Canto IV - Bhuta-vidya-tantra (psychology and psychiatry)]
Chapter XXI - Medical Treatment of Ear-disease < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)