Timingilagila, Timiṇgilagila: 2 definitions
Timingilagila means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Timiṇgilagila (तिमिण्गिलगिल) refers to a kind of fish according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 13.—The timiṇgilagila, in Tibetan ña-mid mid par byed pa, ‘a swallower of timiṅgila’.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) A fabulous fish larger than either of the preceding: see timi and timiṅgila. E. timiṅgila the fish so called, and gila who devours.
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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Appendix 3 - Identification of Makara, king of the fish (matsyarāja) < [Chapter XIII - The Buddha-fields]