Balai, Balāī: 3 definitions
Balai means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Balai [ಬಾಳಾಯಿ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Diospyros melanoxylon Roxb. from the Ebenaceae (Ebony) family having the following synonyms: Diospyros tupru, Diospyros dubia, Diospyros wightiana. For the possible medicinal usage of balai, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
balāī (बलाई).—f An evil &c. See balāya.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Bālāī (बालाई):—(a) superficial; extra; (nf) see [malāī; -āmadanī] extra income.
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Ends with: Alaibalai.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)