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

Origin of anga

From the Sanskrit word aṅga (plural)
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Historical Examples

  • Now there was a woman of Anga who was named Radha, and she had peerless beauty.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie

  • Bhagalpur formed a part of the ancient Sanskrit kingdom of Anga.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Then the king of Anga convened a meeting of his ministers, proficient in giving counsel.