Bhutadhatri, aka: Bhūtadhātrī, Bhuta-dhatri; 3 Definition(s)


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Bhūtadhātrī (भूतधात्री) refers to “earth” and is mentioned in a list of 53 synonyms for dharaṇi (“earth”), according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia).  The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil [viz., Bhūtadhātrī], mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
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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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Bhūtadhātrī (भूतधात्री).—the earth.

Bhūtadhātrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūta and dhātrī (धात्री). See also (synonyms): bhūtadharā, bhūtadhāriṇī.

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Bhūtadhātrī (भूतधात्री).—sleep.

Bhūtadhātrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhūta and dhātrī (धात्री).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūtadhātrī (भूतधात्री).—f. (-trī) The earth. E. bhūta a living being, and dhātrī a nurse.

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