Aguru; 2 Definition(s)


Aguru means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Aguru (अगुरु).—The Sanskrit name for an important Āyurvedic drug.—The tree of Aguru grows in the north-eastern region of India. The fragrant substance is produced by insects whereby the wood becomes heavy. It tops the list of uṣṇavīrya-dravyas.

Source: Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda
Ayurveda book cover
context information

Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

Discover the meaning of aguru in the context of Ayurveda from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aguru (अगुरु).—a. [na. ta.]

1) Not heavy,light.

2) (In prosody) Short.

3) Having no teacher.

4) One different from a teacher.

-ru n. (m. also) [न गुरुर्यस्मात् (na gururyasmāt)]

1) The fragrant aloe wood and tree; Aquiluria Agallocha.

2) That which yields Bdellium, Amyris Agallocha.

3) The Śiśu tree (śiṃśapā).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

Discover the meaning of aguru in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 16 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Agurusāra (अगुरुसार).—a sort of perfume.Derivable forms: agurusāraḥ (अगुरुसारः).Agurusāra is a ...
Aguruśiṃśapā (अगुरुशिंशपा).—[aguruḥ sāro yasyāstāddaśī śiṃśapā; madhyamapadalo.] the Śiśu tree....
Kṛṣṇāguru (कृष्णागुरु).—n. a kind of sandal-wood. Kṛṣṇāguru is a Sanskrit compound consisting o...
Dhūpāguru (धूपागुरु).—n. a kind of agallochum used for incense. Dhūpāguru is a Sanskrit compoun...
Dāhāguru (दाहागुरु).—n., Derivable forms: dāhāguruḥ (दाहागुरुः).Dāhāguru is a Sanskrit compound...
Agaru (अगरु).—n. [na girati; gṝ. -u. na. ta.] Agallochum, Amyris Agallocha. a kind of चन्दन (ca...
1) Ghanā (घना) is another name for Māṣaparṇī, a medicinal plant identified with Teramnus labial...
Priyaṅgu (प्रियङ्गु) refers to “panic seed” and represents one of the seven village-corns that ...
Elādi (एलादि) is the Sanskrit name for a group of medicinal plants, classified being a cosme...
Agnikāṣṭha (अग्निकाष्ठ).—अग्नेः उद्दीपनं काष्ठं शाक °त (agneḥ uddīpanaṃ kāṣṭhaṃ śāka °ta).] aga...
Piṇḍatāla is the stony variety of Tālaka (“Orpiment”):—It is without scales/layers or ...
Sālasārādi (सालसारादि) is the Sanskrit name for a group of medicinal plants, classified as h...
Agalu, (cp. Sk. aguru, which is believed to appear in Hebr. ahālīm (aloe), also in Gr. a)lόh & ...
Śvāsahara (श्वासहर) is the Sanskrit name for a group of medicinal plants, classified as “cur...
Āgurava (आगुरव).—a. (-vī f.) Belonging to agallochum (aguru) साङ्गानि धूमरुचिमागुरर्वी दधानैर्ध...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: