Audbhida: 10 definitions


Audbhida 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Audbhida (औद्भिद).—The hill on shore of the river Kṛtamālā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 35. 17.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Audbhida (औद्भिद) refers to one of the five varieties of “salt” according to Carakasaṃhitā Sūtrasthāna I.88-89, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—We cannot see any reference to the salt in Ṛgveda. But most of the non-Ṛgvedic Saṃhitas, Brāhmaṇas and Upaniṣads refer to salt in the name of lavaṇa or saindhava. [...] Caraka mentions only five varieties of salts which are [viz., Audbhida].

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Audbhida (औद्भिद):—All substances of plant origin organised and unorganised.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Audbhida (औद्भिद).—a. (- f.) [उद्भिद-अण् (udbhida-aṇ)]

1) Issuing (as from a well).

2) Victorious.

-dam 1 Spring water.

2) Fossil salt, rock salt

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Audbhida (औद्भिद).—n.

(-daṃ) Rock or Sambher salt. E. udbhid, and aṇ aff.

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

Audbhida (औद्भिद).—[adjective] springing forth, prevailing, victorious; [neuter] spring-water.

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

1) Audbhida (औद्भिद):—mfn. ([from] 2. ud-bhid), coming forth, springing forth, breaking through, issuing from, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]

2) forcing one’s way towards an aim, victorious, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xxxiv, 50]

3) n. (with and without lavaṇa) fossil salt, [Suśruta]

4) ([scilicet] udaka) water breaking through (the earth and collecting in a mine, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]), [Suśruta i, 170, 12.]

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

Audbhida (औद्भिद):—(daṃ) 1. n. Idem.

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Audbhida 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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