Tadaga, aka: Taḍāga, Tāḍāga; 4 Definition(s)
Tadaga 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.
Dharmaśāstra (religious law)
Taḍāga (तडाग) is a Sanskrit word referring to an “artificial water-reservoir, which is larger than 1,000 square yards”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 4.203)
Taḍāga (तडाग) refers to “large water-reservoirs”. These should be built by the King on boundary-links between two villages. (See the Manubhāṣya, verse 8.248)(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Dharmaśāstra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharma-shastra) is a category of Hindu literature containing important instructions regarding religious law, ethics, economics, jurisprudence and more. It is categorised as smṛti, an important and authorative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Āyurveda (science of life)
Tāḍāga (ताडाग) refers to “fishes found in lakes”, according to the Dhanvantari-nighaṇṭu. It is also known as tāḍāgamatsya. In the science of Āyurveda (ancient Indian healthcare), the meat of a fish (matsya) is used and prepared in balanced diets. Tāḍāga fish increases sperm. The Dhanvantarinighaṇṭu is a 10th-century medicinal thesaurus (nighaṇṭu) containing characteristics and synonyms of various herbal plants and minerals.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Languages of India and abroad
taḍāga (तडाग) [or क, ka].—m S A tank, a pond, a lake: also a small pool.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
taḍāga (तडाग) [-ka, -क].—m A tank, a pond.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Search found 5 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
taḷakā (तळका).—a Fried.--- OR --- taḷakā (तळका).—m A small mat. A cake. The skin raised by blis...
nalinī (नलिनी).—f An assemblage of lotus-flowers. A place abounding in lotus-plants. The stalk ...
vāpī (वापी).—f A well.
taṭāga (तटाग).—n A small tank or pond.
The piscatory group may be roughly divided into two broad subdivisions, such as the Marine a...
Search found 5 books and stories containing Tadaga, Taḍāga or Tāḍāga. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 4.203 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
Verse 8.248 < [Section XL - Disputes regarding Boundaries]
Verse 11.163 < [Section XVIII - Expiation for Theft (steya)]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II.3. Dharma without torment of burning (nirjvara) < [II. Recollection of the Dharma (dharmānusmṛti)]
6. Generosity and the virtue of wisdom. < [Part 14 - Generosity and the other virtues]
II. The knowledge of the retribution of actions (karmavipāka-jñānabala) < [Part 2 - The ten powers in particular]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXCII - Medicinal recipes of inffalible effcacies < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Sushruta)
- Was this explanation helpful? Leave a comment:
Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.