Timingila, Timiṅgila: 7 definitions
Timingila means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Timiṅgila (तिमिङ्गिल).—A King. Sahadeva defeated this King during his victory campaign in the south. (Śloka 69, Chapter 31, Sabhā Parva).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Timiṅgila (तिमिङ्गिल) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.28.46) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Timiṅgila) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Timiṅgila (तिमिङ्गिल) is a Sanskrit word referring to a huge aquatic monster.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Timiṅgila (तिमिङ्गिल) refers to a kind of fish according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 13.—The timiṅgila, in Tibetan ña-mid ‘swallower of tinmi’. (also see the Amarakośa, I, 10, 19)
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
timiṅgila (तिमिंगिल).—m S A fabulous fish of one hundred yōjana in length. See rāghavatimiṅgila.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Timiṅgila (तिमिङ्गिल).—A kind of fish which swallows a timi; सोऽयं तुङ्गतिमिङ्गिलाङ्गकवलीकारक्रियाकोविदः (so'yaṃ tuṅgatimiṅgilāṅgakavalīkārakriyākovidaḥ) Bv.1.55. °अशनः, °गिलः (aśanaḥ, °gilaḥ) very large fish which swallows even a timiṅgila; तिमिङ्गिलगिलोऽप्यस्ति तद्गिलोऽप्यस्ति राघवः (timiṅgilagilo'pyasti tadgilo'pyasti rāghavaḥ) cf. Bv.1.55.
Derivable forms: timiṅgilaḥ (तिमिङ्गिलः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) A large fabulous fish: see timi. E. timi the fish so called, and gila who swallows, (from gṛ with ka affix, ra changed to la) and mum augment.
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 3 - Identification of Makara, king of the fish (matsyarāja) < [Chapter XIII - The Buddha-fields]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CLXVIII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXII < [Bhagavat-Yana Parva]
Section XXX < [Digvijaya Parva]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 56 - The Syamantaka Jewel < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Chapter 9 - Markandeya Rsi Sees the Illusory Potency of the Lord < [Canto XII - The Age of Deterioration]
Chapter 71 - The Lord Travels to Indraprastha < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)