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liṅga [ liGga ]

n. ( once m. in cf. NṛsUp.

ifc. f. ā, ī only in viṣṇu-liṅgī

prob. fr. √ lag ; lakṣa, lakṣaṇa ). a mark, spot, sign, token, badge, emblem, characteristic ( ifc. = tal-liṅga, ' having anything for a mark or sign ' ) cf. Up. cf. MBh. etc.

any assumed or false badge or mark, guise, disguise cf. MBh. cf. Kāv. etc.

a proof, evidence cf. Kaṇ. cf. KātyŚr. cf. Sarvad

a sign of guilt, corpus delicti cf. Yājñ. cf. Sch.

the sign of gender or sex, organ of generation cf. Mn. cf. Hariv. cf. Pur. etc.

the male organ or Phallus ( esp. that of Śiva worshipped in the form of a stone or marble column which generally rises out of a yoni, q.v., and is set up in temples dedicated to Śiva

formerly 12 principal Śiva-liṅgas existed, of which the best known are Soma-nātha in Gnjarāt, Mahā-kāla at Ujjayinī, Viśv^eśvara at Benares etc.

but the number of Liṅgas in India is estimated at 30 millions cf. IW. 322, n. cf. RTL. 78, 1 ; 90 ) cf. MBh. cf. R. etc.

gender ( in gram ; puṃ-l° )., Prst. cf. Pāṇ.

the image of a god, an idol cf. VarBṛS.

( in logic ) = vyāpya, the invariable mark which proves the existence of anything in an object ( as in the proposition ' there is fire because there is smoke ', smoke is the liṅga  ; IW. 62 ).

inference, conclusion, reason ( cf. kāvya-l° )

= lingaśarīra ( in Vedanta )

anything having an origin and therefore liable to be destroyed again cf. Kap

= ākāśa, Kāraṇḍ

( in Sāṃkhya ) = prakṛti or pradhāna, ' the eternal procreative germ ' cf. L.

= vyakta cf. L.

cf. RTL. 30

= prātipadika, the crude base or uninflected stem of a noun ( shortened into li ) cf. Vop. cf. Sch.

( in rhet. ) an indication ( word that serves to fix the meaning of another word

e.g. in the passage kupito makara-dhvajaḥ the word kupita restricts the meaning of makara-dhvaja to ' Kāma ' ) = linga-purāṇa cf. BhP.

the order of the religious student cf. W.

a symptom, mark of disease cf. W.

liṅga-kāraṇa-vāda [ liGgakAraNavAda ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅga-kāraṇa-tā-pūrva-pakṣarahasya [ liGgakAraNatApUrvapakSarahasya ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-kāraṇa-tā-vāda [ liGgakAraNatAvAda ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅga-kāraṇa-tā-siddhânta-rahasya [ liGgakAraNatAsiddhAntarahasya ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-kārikā [ liGgakArikA ]

f. pl. N. of wk.

liṅga-kārikā-vṛtti [ liGgakArikAvRtti ]

f. N. of wk.

liṅga-kḷpta [ liGgaklRpta ]

mfn. having the right mark cf. ŚāṅkhŚr.

liṅga-guṇṭama-rāma [ liGgaguNTamarAma ]

m. N. of an author cf. Cat.

liṅga-caraṇa-bhāṣya [ liGgacaraNabhASya ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-ja [ liGgaja ]

m. ( mucus ) secreted on the penis cf. Gal.

( ā ), f. a kind of plant cf. L.

liṅga-jyeṣṭha [ liGgajyeSTha ]

m. ( in S1ṃkhya ) the great principle or intellect cf. L.

liṅga-tas [ liGgatas ]

ind. from a mark or sign, according to marks etc. ( comp. )

( to ) -bhadra n. a partic. magical circle cf. Cat.

N. of wk.

°ra-kārikā f. pl., °ra-prayoga m. °ra-lakṣaṇa n. N. of wks.

liṅga-tva [ liGgatva ]

n. the state of being a mark cf. BhP.

liṅga-durbheda [ liGgadurbheda ]

N. of a drama

liṅga-deha [ liGgadeha ]

m. n. the subtle body ( liṅga above and liṅga-śarīra below ) cf. Bālar

liṅga-dvādaśa-vrata [ liGgadvAdazavrata ]

n. a partic. religious ceremony cf. Cat.

liṅga-dhara [ liGgadhara ]

mfn. ( ifb. ) wearing or having marks or mere marks, having the mere appearance of. simulating anything ( mithyā-l° wearing false marks, a hypocrite ; suhṛl-l° ). cf. R. cf. BhP.

liṅga-dhāraṇa [ liGgadhAraNa ]

mfn. wearing a badge cf. MW.

n. the act of wearing a badge or any characteristic mark cf. MBh.

-candrikā f. dīpikā f. N. of wks.,

liṅga-dhārin [ liGgadhArin ]

mfn. wearing a badge. wearing the Liṅga of Śiva cf. MW.

m. = -vat m. cf. ib.

( iṇī ), f. N. of Dākshayaṇi in Naimisha cf. Cat.

liṅga-nāśa [ liGganAza ]

m. loss of what is characteristic or of the real essence cf. ŚvetUp. ( cf. Śaṃk. )

a partic. disease of the eyes ( loss of vision from cataract etc., considered to be a discolouration of the pupil ) cf. Suśr. cf. ŚārṅgS.

loss of the penis cf. W.

liṅga-nirṇaya [ liGganirNaya ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅga-nirṇayabhūṣaṇa [ liGganirNayabhUSaNa ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-parāmarśa [ liGgaparAmarza ]

m. ( in log. ) the groping after or seeking for a sign or token, the inference drawn from an invariable sign or characteristic ( e.g. as of the existence of fire from smoke ) cf. MW.

liṅga-pīṭha [ liGgapITha ]

n. the pedestal of a Śiva-Phallus cf. Rājat

liṅga-purāṇa [ liGgapurANa ]

n. N. of one of the 18 Purāṇas ( in which Śiva, supposed to be present in the Agniliṅga or great fiery Liṅga, gives an account of the creation etc. as well as of his own incarnations in opposition to those of Viṣṇu )

liṅga-pūjā-paddhati [ liGgapUjApaddhati ]

f. N. of wk.

liṅga-pūjā-phala [ liGgapUjAphala ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-pūjôdyāpana [ liGgapUjodyApana ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-prakāśa [ liGgaprakAza ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅga-pratiṣṭhā [ liGgapratiSThA ]

f. the setting up or consecration of a Phallus of Śiva ( comp. )

N. of sev. wks.

-paddhahti f. N. of wk.

-vidhi m. rules for setting up a Phallus of Śiva cf. Cat.

liṅga-bhaṭṭa [ liGgabhaTTa ]

m. N. of an author cf. Cat.

liṅga-bhaṭṭīya [ liGgabhaTTIya ]

n. ( written also liṅgābh° ),

liṅga-bhāṣā-purāṇa [ liGgabhASApurANa ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-mātra [ liGgamAtra ]

n. the intellect cf. Yogas

liṅga-māhātmya [ liGgamAhAtmya ]

n. N. of a section of sev. Purāṇas

-dīpikā f. N. of wk.

liṅga-mūrti [ liGgamUrti ]

mfn. ( represented ) in the form of a Phallus ( said of Śiva ) cf. Cat.

liṅga-līlā-vilāsa-caritra [ liGgalIlAvilAsacaritra ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-lepa [ liGgalepa ]

m. a partic. disease cf. Cat.

liṅga-vat [ liGgavat ]

mfn. having marks, containing a characteristic cf. Vait. cf. BhP.

having various sexes or genders cf. MaitrUp.

having or wearing a small model of the Phallus of Śiva in a casket suspended round the neck

m. N. of a partic. Śaiva sect who so wear the Phallus ( commonly called Liṅgaits and sometimes Jaṅgamas ) cf. RTL. 88

liṅga-varti [ liGgavarti ]

f. a partic. disease of the genital organs cf. Bhpr.

liṅga-vardhana [ liGgavardhana ]

mfn. causing erections of the male organ cf. L.

m. Feronia Elephantum cf. L. ( also -vardha )

liṅga-vardhin [ liGgavardhin ]

mfn. causing erections cf. L.

( iṇī ), f. Achyranthes Aspera cf. L.

liṅga-vāda [ liGgavAda ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅga-vidhi [ liGgavidhi ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅga-viparyaya [ liGgaviparyaya ]

m. change of gender cf. RāmatUp.

liṅga-viseṣaṇa [ liGgaviseSaNa ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅga-viśeṣa-vidhi [ liGgavizeSavidhi ]

m. rules for the different genders, N. of a grammatical treatise

liṅga-vṛtti [ liGgavRtti ]

mfn. making a livelihood by false appearance or assumed outward marks, hypocritical cf. L.

m. a religious hypocrite, one who assumes the dress etc. of an ascetic to gain a livelihood cf. W.

f. N. of variotis wks.

liṅga-vedī [ liGgavedI ]

f. the pedestal of a Śiva-Phallus cf. MW.

liṅga-śarīra [ liGgazarIra ]

n. the subtle body which accompanies the individual spirit or soul in all its transmigrations and is not destroyed by death ( it is also called sūkṣma-ś°, q.v., and since it is the sign and accompaniment of individuality it can never perish till the individualized soul is finally merged in the Universal ) cf. Kap. cf. Vedântas. ( cf. IW. 53, n. 2 )

liṅga-śāstra [ liGgazAstra ]

n. a grammatical treatise on gender

N. of various wks.

liṅga-śopha [ liGgazopha ]

m. swelling on the penis cf. L.

liṅga-sambhūtā [ liGgasambhUtA ]

f. N. of a plant cf. L.

liṅga-stha [ liGgastha ]

m. a religious student cf. Mn. viii, 65 ( cf. Kull. )

liṅga-hanī [ liGgahanI ]

f. Sanseviera Roxburghiana cf. L.

liṅgâgama-tantra [ liGgAgamatantra ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅgâgra [ liGgAgra ]

n. the end or glans of the penis cf. L.

liṅgâdi-pratiṣṭhā-vidhi [ liGgAdipratiSThAvidhi ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅgânuśāsana [ liGgAnuzAsana ]

n. the doctrine or laws of grammatical gender cf. Pañcad

N. of various wks. ; i, vṛtti f. N. of wk.

liṅgā-bhaṭṭīya [ liGgAbhaTTIya ]

n. N. of wk. ( cf. liṅnga-bh° )

liṅgârcana [ liGgArcana ]

n. worship of the Phallus of Śiva cf. W.

-candrikā f. -tantra n. N. of wks.

liṅgârcā-pratiṣṭhā-vidhi [ liGgArcApratiSThAvidhi ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅgârśas [ liGgArzas ]

n. a partic. disease of the genital organs cf. Bhpr.

liṅgâṣṭaka [ liGgASTaka ]

n. N. of a Stotra

liṅgôtpatti [ liGgotpatti ]

f. N. of wk.

liṅgôddhāra [ liGgoddhAra ]

m. the excision or removal of the male organ cf. Gaut

liṅgôpadaṃśa [ liGgopadaMza ]

m. = liṅgârśas cf. Bhpr.

liṅgôpadhāna-vādârtha [ liGgopadhAnavAdArtha ]

liṅgôpaniṣad [ liGgopaniSad ]


liṅgôpahitalaiṅgika-bhāna-nirāsa-rahasya [ liGgopahitalaiGgikabhAnanirAsarahasya ]

n. N. of wk.

liṅgôpahitalaiṅgikabhāna-vicāra [ liGgopahitalaiGgikabhAnavicAra ]

m. N. of wk.

liṅgôpahitalaiṅgika-vādârtha [ liGgopahitalaiGgikavAdArtha ]

N. of wk.