Balakayantra, Bālakāyantra, Balaka-yantra: 1 definition
Balakayantra 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bālakāyantra (बालकायन्त्र).—a machine for boiling drugs; भेषजं कूपिकासंस्थवह्निना यत्र पच्यते । बालुका- यन्त्रमेतद्धि यन्त्रतन्त्रबुधैः स्मृतम् (bheṣajaṃ kūpikāsaṃsthavahninā yatra pacyate | bālukā- yantrametaddhi yantratantrabudhaiḥ smṛtam) Bhāv. P.
Derivable forms: bālakāyantram (बालकायन्त्रम्).
Bālakāyantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bālakā and yantra (यन्त्र).
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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