Atidipya, Atidīpya: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Atidīpya (अतिदीप्य) is another name for Raktacitraka, which is a variety of Citraka, a medicinal plant identified with (1) [white variety] Plumbago zeylanica Linn.; (2) [red variety] Plumbago rosea Linn. syn. or Plumbago indica Linn., both from the Plumbaginaceae or “leadwort” family of flowering plants, according to verse 6.46-47 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu.—Note: Bapalal refers a totally different variety, used as Red Citraka or Rato Chitro (rātocitro) in Ābu and Girnār. This is knwon as Vogalia indica.—The sixth chapter (pippalyādi-varga) of this book enumerates ninety-five varieties of plants obtained from the market (paṇyauṣadhi). Together with the names Atidīpya and Raktacitraka, there are a total of eleven 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

Atidīpya (अतिदीप्य).—[atiśayena dīpyate] A plant, plumbago Rosen (raktacitraka).

Derivable forms: atidīpyaḥ (अतिदीप्यः).

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

Atidīpya (अतिदीप्य):—[=ati-dīpya] m. ‘very brilliant’, the plant Plumbago Rosea.

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

Atidīpya (अतिदीप्य):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-pyaḥ) The name of a plant (Plumbago rosea). Called also raktacitraka. E. ati and dīpya.

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Atidipya in German

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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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