Balabhadrika, Balabhadrikā: 6 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Balabhadrika 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)

[«previous next»] — Balabhadrika in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Balabhadrikā (बलभद्रिका) refers to a type of Roṭikā wheat dish, as described in the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Roṭikas can also be prepared by substituting barley flour, black gram flour, split black gram flour and bengal gram flour at the place of wheat flour. These are called [viz., balabhadrikā, ...]. Roṭikās are generally called by the name chappathi (chapati). These are used as a common food in North India.

Ayurveda book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of balabhadrika in the context of Ayurveda from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Balabhadrika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Balabhadrikā (बलभद्रिका).—f.

(-kā) A medicinal plant, Trayamana. E. balabhadra the same, and kan aff.

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

1) Balabhadrikā (बलभद्रिका):—[=bala-bhadrikā] [from bala > bal] f. Ficus Heterophylla, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a kind of cake made of bean-flour, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Balabhadrikā (बलभद्रिका):—[bala-bhadrikā] (kā) 1. f. Medicinal plant.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Balabhadrikā (बलभद्रिका):—f. eine best. Pflanze, = balabhadrā, trāyamāṇā [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 5, 16.]

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

Balabhadrikā (बलभद्रिका):—f.

1) *Ficus heterophylla.

2) eine Art Kuchen aus Bohnenmehl [Bhāvaprakāśa (HDSCHR.).2,17.]

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of balabhadrika in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: