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Śītagandha, aka: Shita-gandha; 1 Definition(s)

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Śītagandha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Śītagandha can be transliterated into English as Shitagandha or Sitagandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

Śītagandha (शीतगन्ध) is another name (synonym) for Candana, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Santalum album (Indian sandalwood). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 12.6-8), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Hindu science dealing with subjects such as health, medicine, anatomy, etc. and has been in use throughout India since ancient times.

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