Alpam: 2 definitions
Alpam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Alpam in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Thottea siliquosa (Lam.) Ding Hou from the Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort) family having the following synonyms: Apama siliquosa. For the possible medicinal usage of alpam, 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.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Alpam (अल्पम्):—[from alpa] ind. (opposed to bahu) little, [Manu-smṛti ii, 149 and x, 60]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Alpam-irai, Alpamadhyama, Alpamanyate, Alpamarisha, Alpamati, Alpamatra, Alpambu, Alpambutirtha, Alpamedha, Alpamedhas, Alpamirai, Alpamoli, Alpampaca, Alpampacha, Alpamsha, Alpamula, Alpamulya, Alpamurti, Alpamurtti.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Alpam; (plurals include: Alpams). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 4.8.45 < [Chapter 8 - In the Story of the Yajña-sītās, the Glories of Ekādaśī]
Verse 1.19.8 < [Chapter 19 - Breaking of the Two Arjuna Trees]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 18.22 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Verse 2.40 < [Chapter 2 - Sāṅkhya-yoga (Yoga through distinguishing the Soul from the Body)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Bhūmi 2: the stainless ground (vimalā) < [Chapter XX - (2nd series): Setting out on the Mahāyāna]
Katha Upanishad (by Swami Nirvikarananda)