Ting: 3 definitions


Ting means something in the history of ancient India, biology. 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 geography

Source: Mandala Texts: Trözo: Gold and Silver Smithery

Ting (ཏིང་) refers to “cups for water offering” and represents a product created with Trözo (སྤྲོས་བཟོ་) or Troezo (“silver and gold smithery”) which represents one of the various arts and crafts, which were promoted by the state Bhutan since the 17th century.— There are today many exquisite life size bronze and silver figures of religious heirarchs created in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries in Bhutan. Beside statues, gold and silver smiths created a wide range of religious objects. They include cups for offering such as the skull shaped thoedzu or banza (བཉྫ་), many types of butter lamp containers called kongbu (ཀོང་བུ་), offering vase known as bumpa (བུམ་པ་), ceremonial water jugs called chapbum (ཆབ་བུམ་), cups for water offering called ting (ཏིང་), containers for alcohol offering called thro (ཁྲོ་) and phudchung (ཕུད་ཅུང་), bowls for fruit offering called thokoe (མཐོ་སྐོས་), container for grains called druphor (འབྲུ་ཕོར་) or mangu (མང་གུ་), etc.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Ting in the Mizo language is the name of a plant identified with Strobilanthes cusia from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family having the following synonyms: Strobilanthes flaccidifolius. For the possible medicinal usage of ting, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Ting in India is the name of a plant defined with Strobilanthes cusia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Strobilanthes flaccidifolia Nees (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· CIS Chromosome Information Service (1993)
· Planta Medica (1979)
· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1826)
· Edinburgh Journal of Botany (1994)
· Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Gardens, Kew (1939)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Ting, for example health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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