Amburuha, Ambu-ruha: 8 definitions



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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Amburuhā (अम्बुरुहा) is another name for Sthalapadmī, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Ionidium suffruticosum Ging., synonym of Hybanthus enneaspermus or “spade flower” from the Hybanthus or “green violet” family of flowering plant, according to verse 5.81-83 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Amburuhā and Sthalapadmī , there are a total of sixteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amburuha (अम्बुरुह).—a lotus; विपुलिनाम्बुरुहा न सरिद्वधूः (vipulināmburuhā na saridvadhūḥ) Ki.5.1.

- Name of the land-lotus plant (sthalapadminī).

Derivable forms: amburuhaḥ (अम्बुरुहः).

Amburuha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ambu and ruha (रुह). See also (synonyms): ambuha.

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

Amburuha (अम्बुरुह).—[ambu-ruh + a], n. A lotus, [Kirātārjunīya] 5, 10.

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

Amburuha (अम्बुरुह).—[neuter] lotus (lit. grown in water).

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

1) Amburuha (अम्बुरुह):—[=ambu-ruha] [from ambu] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) ‘water-growing’, the day-lotus, [Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

2) Amburuhā (अम्बुरुहा):—[=ambu-ruhā] [from ambu-ruha > ambu] f. Hibiscus Mutabilis.

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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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