Bhindi, Bhiṇḍi: 8 definitions
Bhindi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Bhiṇḍi (भिण्डि) refers to a weapon which should measure should measure twelve tālas (unit of measurement), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 23. In dramatic plays, weapons such as bhiṇḍi should be made by experts using proper measurements and given to persons engaged in a fight, angry conflict or siege. It forms a component of āhāryābhinaya (extraneous representation).
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Bhindi [भिण्डी] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family having the following synonyms: Abelmoschus bammia, Abelmoschus longifolius. For the possible medicinal usage of bhindi, 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.
Bhindi [भिण्डी] in the Nepali language, ibid. previous identification.
Bhindi [بهنڐي] in the Urdu language, ibid. previous identification.Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Bhiṇḍī in the Hindi language is another name for Bheṇḍā, a medicinal plant identified with Hibiscus esculentus Linn., synonym of Abelmoschus esculentus (in English ‘Gumbo’ or ‘ladies’ fingers’) from the Malvaceae or “mallows” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.157-158 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Other than the Hindi word Bhiṇḍī, there are more synonyms identified for this plant among which eleven are in Sanskrit.
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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Bhindi in India is the name of a plant defined with Abelmoschus esculentus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus longifolius Roxb., nom. illeg. (among others).
2) Bhindi is also identified with Hibiscus esculentus It has the synonym Hibiscus longifolius Roxb., nom. illeg. (etc.).
3) Bhindi is also identified with Hibiscus nigrocaulis It has the synonym Hibiscus henriquesii Lima (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora of Chiapas (1990)
· Systematic Botany Monographs (1988)
· Cytologia (1986)
· Systema Naturae
· Ueber einige künstliche Geschlechter aus der Malvenfamilie (1787)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1983)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Bhindi, for example pregnancy safety, health benefits, diet and recipes, extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
bhindi : (aor. of bhindati) broke; split; severed.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhiṇḍī (भिंडी).—f S A sling. bhiṇḍīpāla m A sling-stone. In poetry bhiṇḍīmāḷa f occurs. Ex. cakrēṃ ḍāṅgā bhiṇḍīmā- ḷā || ghēvuni dhāvalēṃ yēka vēḷā ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bhiṇḍī (भिंडी).—f A sling. bhiṇḍīpāla m A sling-stone.
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
Bhindi in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) (the vegetable called) lady’s finger..—bhindi (भिंडी) is alternatively transliterated as Bhiṃḍī.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Ran bhindi, Bana bhindi, Mal bhindi, Panditakarabhindipala, Bhindi tori, Pardesh bhindi, Bhimdi, Jangli-bhindi, Jangli bhindi, Ban-bhindi, Bhindapala, Bhindivala, Van-bhindi, Bhindipala, Vilayati-bhindi, Jungli-bhindi, Kunta, Bhenda, Bhindati, Nandikeshvara.
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