Ashmagandha, Aśmagandhā, Ashman-gandha: 4 definitions



Ashmagandha 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.

The Sanskrit term Aśmagandhā can be transliterated into English as Asmagandha or Ashmagandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ashmagandha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśmagandhā (अश्मगन्धा).—Name of a plant, cf. अश्वगन्धा (aśvagandhā).

Aśmagandhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśman and gandhā (गन्धा).

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

Aśmagandhā (अश्मगन्धा):—[=aśma-gandhā] [from aśma > aśna] (aśma-) f. Name of a plant, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiii; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra] (cf. aśva-gandhā.)

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aśmagandhā (अश्मगन्धा):—(von a + gandha) f. Name einer Pflanze [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 13, 8, 1, 16.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 25, 7, 17.] — Vgl. aśvagandhā .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aśmagandhā (अश्मगन्धा):—f. eine best. Pflanze.

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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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