Ańgāraka

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Ańgaraka, AńgAraka, Ańgaaraka


  1. that which burns like charcoal; burning like ember
  2. another name for Mańgala, or the planet Mars, since its reddish hue in the night sky makes it resemble a burnig coal or ember.