Aranyani, Araṇyāni, Araṇyānī: 9 definitions
Aranyani 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
Araṇyānī (अरण्यानी) refers to a “big forest” according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles [viz., Araṇyānī] and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Araṇyāni (अरण्यानि) or Araṇyānī (अरण्यानी).—f. [araṇya-ānuk, ṅīp ca; P.IV.1.49; himāraṇyayormahattve]
1) A large forest, or desert, vast wilderness; यथारण्यान्यामुत्साश्चरन्तः (yathāraṇyānyāmutsāścarantaḥ) Śat. Br.; Mv.4.
2) The spirit or presiding deity of the woods and mother of wild animals. उतो अरण्यानिः सायं शकटीरिव सर्जति (uto araṇyāniḥ sāyaṃ śakaṭīriva sarjati) Ṛgveda 1.146.3. अरण्यानी महारण्यम् (araṇyānī mahāraṇyam) Ak.
Derivable forms: araṇyāniḥ (अरण्यानिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Araṇyānī (अरण्यानी).—f. (-nī) A large forest. E. araṇya, ānuka and ṅīṣ affs.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Araṇyānī (अरण्यानी).—i. e. araṇya + ī, f. A large forest, [Hitopadeśa] 17, 4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Araṇyāni (अरण्यानि).—[feminine] wilderness and the deity of the wilderness.
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Araṇyānī (अरण्यानी).—[feminine] wilderness and the deity of the wilderness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Araṇyāni (अरण्यानि):—[from araṇya] f. a, desert, large forest, [Ṛg-veda x, 146, 4; Atharva-veda] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] the goddess of the wilderness and desert, [Ṛg-veda x, 146, 1-6.]
3) Araṇyānī (अरण्यानी):—[from araṇya] f. a, desert, large forest, [Ṛg-veda x, 146, 4; Atharva-veda] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] the goddess of the wilderness and desert, [Ṛg-veda x, 146, 1-6.]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Araṇyāni (ಅರಣ್ಯಾನಿ):—[noun] a dense forest.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 10.146.6 < [Sukta 146]
Rig Veda 10.146.2 < [Sukta 146]
Rig Veda 10.146.1 < [Sukta 146]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)