Ajapada, Ājapāda, Aja-pada, Ajapāda: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Ajapada [अजपाद] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Coleus strobilifer (Roxb.) A.J.Paton from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Lavandula carnosa, Anisochilus carnosus, Plectranthus carnosus. For the possible medicinal usage of ajapada, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ājapāda (आजपाद).—The lunar mansion पूर्वाभाद्रपदा (pūrvābhādrapadā).

Derivable forms: ājapādam (आजपादम्).

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Ajapada (अजपद) or Ajapāda (अजपाद).—Name of a Rudra; See अजैकपाद (ajaikapāda) above.

Derivable forms: ajapadaḥ (अजपदः), ajapādaḥ (अजपादः).

Ajapada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aja and pada (पद). See also (synonyms): ajapād.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ajapada (अजपद):—[=aja-pada] [from aja > aj] mfn. goat-footed.

2) Ajapāda (अजपाद):—[=aja-pāda] [from aja > aj] mfn. goat-footed.

3) Ājapāda (आजपाद):—[from āja] n. (= āja n.) the lunar mansion Pūrva-Bhādrapadā, [Varāha-mihira’s Yogayātrā]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ajapada (अजपद):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-daḥ-dā or -dī-dam) Goat-footed. E. aja and pāda, samāsānta aff. ac. See the following.

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Ajapāda (अजपाद):—[bahuvrihi compound] m.

(-pādaḥ) Goat-footed. E. aja and pāda.

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Ajapada in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ajapada refers to: goat-footed M.I, 134.

Note: ajapada is a Pali compound consisting of the words aja and pada.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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