Vihangama, Vihaṅgama, Vihaṅgamā: 7 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Vihaṅgama (विहङ्गम).—A soldier of the giant Khara. This Khara who confronted Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa in Daṇḍakāraṇya (forest Daṇḍaka) had twelve army captains under him, including Vihaṅgama, (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Araṇya Kāṇḍa, Sarga 26).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Vihaṅgamā (विहङ्गमा).—The gods of the epoch of the eleventh Manu.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 25; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 30.
1b) (Laukika) (1/1000) of the watery creatures.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 200.
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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vihaṅgama : (m.) a bird.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vihaṅgama, (adj.) (viha+gam) going through the air, flying; (m.) a bird A. II, 39; III, 43; Sn. 221, 606; Th. 1, 1108; J. I, 216; III, 255; DA. I, 125=DhsA. 141. (Page 642)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vihaṅgama (विहंगम).—m S (Traveling in the heavens.) A bird. Ex. jō śrṛṅgāravanīñcā vi0 jāṇa ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vihaṅgama (विहंगम).—m A bird (travelling in the heavens). vihaṅgamadṛṣṭī f A bird's eye- view.
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-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maḥ) A bird. f.
(-mā) A pole or yoke for carrying burdens. E. viha for vihāyas in the air, gam to go, aff. khac, whence the nasal is inserted; also with the final rejected, vihaṅga &c.
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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