Atmagupta, aka: Ātmaguptā, Atma-gupta, Atman-gupta; 3 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Ātmaguptā (आत्मगुप्ता) is another name for Avalguja (Psoralea corylifolia “Malaysian scurfpea”). The term is used throughout Āyurvedic literature.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Ātmaguptā (आत्मगुप्ता) is another name for Kapikacchu, a medicinal plant identified with Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or cowhage or cowitch) from the Fabaceae or “bean family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.50-53 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Ātmaguptā and Kapikacchu, there are a total of twenty-six Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
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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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Ātmaguptā (आत्मगुप्ता).—The plant Mucuna Pruritus Hook (Mar. kuyalī).

Ātmaguptā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman and guptā (गुप्ता).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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Atman
Ātman (आत्मन्).—m. [at-maniṇ Uṇ 4.152 said to be from an to breathe also] 'आत्मा यत्नो धृतिर्बु...
Atma
Atma (अत्म).—semi-MIndic for ātmā, self: LV 419.8 (verse); see § 3.35.
Gupta
Gupta Dynasty (3rd century CE).—The iconography that originated in Mathura (1st-2nd century AD)...
Citragupta
Citragupta (चित्रगुप्त).—m. (-ptaḥ) 1. A name of Yama, or rather one of the fourteen Yamas. 2. ...
Paramatman
Paramātman (परमात्मन्).—m. the Supreme Spirit or Brahman; न च योगविधेर्नवेतरः स्थिरधीरा परमात्म...
Dharmagupta
Dharmagupta (धर्मगुप्त).—(1) n. of a former Buddha: Mv i.138.8 (and by Senart's em. for °gupti...
Atmarama
Ātmārāma (आत्माराम) is another name of Keśavācārya: the son of Caturbhuja and the father o...
Vishnugupta
Viṣṇugupta (विष्णुगुप्त) is the name of a Buddhist mendicant dwelling on the the banks of the V...
Atmaja
Ātmaja (आत्मज).—m. Derivable forms: ātmajaḥ (आत्मजः).Ātmaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting o...
Atmahita
Ātmahita (आत्महित).—mfn. (-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Beneficial to one’s self. E. ātman and hita good for.
Brahmagupta
Brahmagupta (ब्रह्मगुप्त).—n. of a former Buddha: Mv i.137.4.
Atmavidya
Ātmavidyā (आत्मविद्या).—knowledge of the soul, spiritual knowledge; आन्वीक्षिकीं चात्मविद्याम् ...
Atmasamyama
Ātmasaṃyama (आत्मसंयम).—m. (-maḥ) Self-restraint, stoicism. E. ātman self, and saṃyama restrain...
Atmahatya
Ātmahatyā (आत्महत्या).—suicide. Ātmahatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ātman ...
Atmavasha
Ātmavaśa (आत्मवश).—a. depending on one's own will; यद्यत्परवशं कर्म तत्तद्यत्नेन वर्जयेत् । यद्...

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