Definition of Magha
1. Noun. The eleventh month of the Hindu calendar; corresponds to January in the Gregorian calendar.
Group relationships: Hindu Calendar
Generic synonyms: Hindu Calendar Month
Terms within: Mesasamkranti
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magha
Literary usage of Magha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Buddhist Legends by Buddhaghoṣa (1921)
"Story of the Past : How magha became Sakka In times long past a prince named magha lived in the village of Mácala in the kingdom of Magadha. ..."
2. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1902)
"As a rule, Indian poets rarely give an account of themselves, or allude to contemporary men and events. To this rule magha is an exception. ..."
3. Indo-Aryans: Contributions Towards the Elucidation of Their Ancient and by Raja Rājendralāla Mitra (1881)
"... in Buddhist works, in the works of Kalidasa, and magha, in the Puranas and the Tantras. Drinking Circles. Rules for drinking. ..."