Avabandha: 5 definitions


Avabandha 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Avabandha (अवबन्ध):—[avabandhaḥ] Inactive

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avabandha (अवबन्ध).—

1) Falling or palsy of the eylids, Blepharoptosis; व्याधिर्नेत्रावबन्धकः (vyādhirnetrāvabandhakaḥ) Suśr.

2) A kind of disease.

3) Binding on all sides निद्रामुद्रावबन्धान्मधुकरमनिशं पद्म- कोशादपास्य (nidrāmudrāvabandhānmadhukaramaniśaṃ padma- kośādapāsya) Nāg.3.18.

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

Avabandha (अवबन्ध):—[=ava-bandha] [from ava-bandh] m. ‘palsy’ See vartmāvab.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avabandha 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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