Bhringapriya, Bhṛṅgapriyā, Bhringa-priya: 5 definitions


Bhringapriya 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.

The Sanskrit term Bhṛṅgapriyā can be transliterated into English as Bhrngapriya or Bhringapriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Bhringapriya in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

1) Bhṛṅgapriyā (भृङ्गप्रिया) is another name for Mādhavī, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Hiptage benghalensis (hiptage) from the Malpighiaceae family, which is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine). It is used throughout literature such as the Carakasaṃhitā and the Suśrutasaṃhita.

2) Bhṛṅgapriya (भृङ्गप्रिय) is another name (synonym) for Dhūlikadamba: one of the three varieties of Kadamba, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Neolamarckia cadamba (burflower-tree). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.97), which is an Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhringapriya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhṛṅgapriyā (भृङ्गप्रिया).—the Mādhavī creeper.

Bhṛṅgapriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhṛṅga and priyā (प्रिया).

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

Bhṛṅgapriyā (भृङ्गप्रिया):—[=bhṛṅga-priyā] [from bhṛṅga] f. ‘liked by bees’, Gaertnera Racemosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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