Anga



any of the eight practices of Yoga, including the abstentions, mandatory actions, posture, breath control, control of the senses, concentration, meditation, and contemplation.
Historical Examples

Tradition says that Karna, King of anga, owned it three thousand years ago.
Threads of Grey and Gold Myrtle Reed

Bhagalpur formed a part of the ancient Sanskrit kingdom of anga.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various

Now there was a woman of anga who was named Radha, and she had peerless beauty.
Indian Myth and Legend Donald Alexander Mackenzie

Hul-hul anga came in and made me much disturbance; I got rid of her at last by flinging myself down as if drunk.
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

Twenty-five of these gntang make a kabn, bkkid, or anga, as it is variously called.
The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan

At this very period there was a ruler of the land of anga known by the name of Lomapada who was a friend of Dasaratha.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

The word for soul is anganga, which is a reduplicated form of anga, a verb meaning “to go” or “to come.”
The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead James George Frazer

Then the king of anga convened a meeting of his ministers, proficient in giving counsel.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

And by various means they went on delighting him and at length came to the side of anga’s king.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

I have now come here with an army to assist the King of anga, and have thus obtained the great happiness of seeing you again.
Hindoo Tales Translated by P. W. Jacob

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