Sarangika, aka: Sāraṅgikā, Sāraṅgika; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Katha (narrative stories)

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Sāraṅgikā (सारङ्गिका) is the name of a female umbrella holder, in service of Udayasundarī (daughter of king Śikhaṇḍatilaka and Vijayarekhā), according to the sixth Ucchvāsa of the Udayasundarīkathā.

The Udayasundarīkathā is a Sanskrit epic tale written by Soḍḍhala in the early 11th century, revolving around the Nāga princess Udayasundarī and Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna).

Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Kathā
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Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sarangika in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Sāraṅgika (सारङ्गिक).—A fowler, bird catcher.

Derivable forms: sāraṅgikaḥ (सारङ्गिकः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāraṅgika (सारङ्गिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A bird or deer-catcher. E. sāraṅga as above, and ṭhak aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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