Timingila, aka: Timiṅgila; 3 Definition(s)


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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Timiṅgila (तिमिङ्गिल) is a Sanskrit word referring to a huge aquatic monster.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Timiṅgila (तिमिङ्गिल) refers to a kind of fish according to the Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 13.—The timiṅgila, in Tibetan ña-mid ‘swallower of tinmi’. (also see the Amarakośa, I, 10, 19)

(Source): Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

timiṅgila (तिमिंगिल).—m S A fabulous fish of one hundred yōjana in length. See rāghavatimiṅgila.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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