Aṅga

Posted: 12.11.2010
Updated on: 24.01.2012

Alias

Anga, Angas, Angās, Aṅgas

Aṅga

Sanskrit/Prakrit: अङ्ग (aṅga) "limb".

  • The canonical scriptures (Āgamas) of the Śvetāmbara Jains fall into the categories of Aṅgas and Uvaṅgas (Sanskrit: Upāṅga). To every Aṅga a subsidiary Uvaṅga is associated.

    See also:

    • Jain Agam Literature
  • In context of architecture the term aṅga means a buttress.

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