Tank, aka: Ṭaṅk, Taṅk; 2 Definition(s)
Tank means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geogprahy
Ṭāṅk.—(IA 26), also called tāṅkī, etc.; same as ṭaṅka. Note: ṭāṅk is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Tāṅk.—also called tāṅkī; same as ṭanka. Note: tāṅk is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Ṭaṅk (टङ्क्).—1 U. (ṭaṅkayati-te, ṭaṅkita)
1) To bind, tie, fasten.
2) To cover. --With उद् (ud)
1) to scrape, scratch.
2) to bore out, pierce through.
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Taṅk (तङ्क्).—1 P. (taṅkati, taṅkita)
1) To endure, bear.
2) To laugh.
3) To live in distress.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 68 books and stories containing Tank, Ṭaṅk or Taṅk. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 57 - In Praise of (Digging a) Tank etc. < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 27 - Constructing Tanks, Planting Trees etc. < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 58 - In Praise of Planting Trees etc. < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 49 - On the anecdote of Surabhi < [Book 9]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Madurantakam < [Chapter II - Temples of Parantaka I’s Time]
Temples in Kanchipuram < [Chapter X - Historical Survey]
Temples in Tindivanam < [Chapter IV - Temples of Sundara Chola’s Time]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 9.279 < [Section XXXVIII - Treatment of Criminals and their Punishment]
Verse 4.201 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
Verse 11.163 < [Section XVIII - Expiation for Theft (steya)]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 75: Maccha-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 373: Mūsika-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Jataka 261: Paduma-jātaka < [Book III - Tika-Nipāta]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)