Shringala, Śṛṅgāla: 6 definitions
Shringala means something in 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.
The Sanskrit term Śṛṅgāla can be transliterated into English as Srngala or Shringala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Śṛṅgāla (शृङ्गाल) or Śṛṅgālamuni is the name of a Master associated with the Pīṭha named Devikoṭṭa, according to the Kulakriḍāvatāra, a text paraphrased by Abhinavagupta in his Tāntrāloka.—The lineage (ovalli) Ānanda is associated with the following:—Prince: Ali; Master: Śṛṅgāla-muni; Pīṭha: Devīkoṭṭa; Ghara (house): Pulinda; Pallī (village): Aḍavī; Town: Balahoma; Direction: east; Grove: Pāya; Vow-time: 7 years; Mudrā: right ring; Chummā: “Heart”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śṛṅgāla (शृंगाल).—m S A male jackal. śṛṅgālī f S A female jackal.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-lā) A plant, a kind of Rhus, having an excrescence in the bark formed by an insect, which is compared in shape to the horn of a goat or a crab. E. śṛṅga a horn, lac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śṛṅgalā (शृङ्गला):—[from śṛṅga] f. Odina Pinnata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śṛṅgalā (शृङ्गला):—(lā) 1. f. A plant so named.
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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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Ends with: Katushringala.
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