Asitanjani, Asitāñjanī, Asita-anjani: 3 definitions

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Asitanjani 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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Asitanjani in Ayurveda glossary
Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Asitāñjanī (असिताञ्जनी) is another name for Kālāñjanī, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.186-187 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Asitāñjanī and Kālāñjanī, there are a total of eight 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

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

Asitāñjanī (असिताञ्जनी).—The black cotton plant.

Asitāñjanī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms asita and añjanī (अञ्जनी).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Asitāñjanī (असिताञ्जनी):—f. dunkelfarbige Baumwollenstaude [Rājan 4,189.]

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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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