Bhringavallabha, Bhṛṅgavallabha, Bhringa-vallabha: 4 definitions

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Bhringavallabha 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 Bhṛṅgavallabha can be transliterated into English as Bhrngavallabha or Bhringavallabha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ) is another name (synonym) for both the Dhārākadamba and Bhūmikadamba 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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ).—a species of Kadamba.

Derivable forms: bhṛṅgavallabhaḥ (भृङ्गवल्लभः).

Bhṛṅgavallabha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhṛṅga and vallabha (वल्लभ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ).—m.

(-bhaḥ) A plant, (Ligusticum ajwaen.)

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

1) Bhṛṅgavallabha (भृङ्गवल्लभ):—[=bhṛṅga-vallabha] [from bhṛṅga] m. ‘favourite of bees’, Nauclea Cordifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Bhṛṅgavallabhā (भृङ्गवल्लभा):—[=bhṛṅga-vallabhā] [from bhṛṅga-vallabha > bhṛṅga] f. = bhūmijambū, [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. 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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