Bijaka, Bījaka: 15 definitions
Bijaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Beejak.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Bijaka [बीजक] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Citrus medica L. from the Rutaceae (Lemon) family having the following synonyms: Citrus bicolor, Citrus cedra, Citrus limetta, Citrus limetta. For the possible medicinal usage of bijaka, 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.
Bijaka in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Pterocarpus bilobus, Lingoum marsupium.
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.
India history and geography
Bījaka.—cf. bījak (EI 9), an inscribed stone or an inscription. Note: bījaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)
Bijaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Pterocarpus marsupium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pterocarpus marsupium fo. acuta Prain (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Taxon (1980)
· Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia (1763)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1799)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
If you are looking for specific details regarding Bijaka, for example side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, 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
Bījaka, (fr. bīja) scion, offspring Vin. III, 18.—nīla° a waterplant Vin. III, 276 (C. on Vin. III, 177). (Page 488)
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.
bījaka (बीजक).—n (S) A label or ticket (of the price, quantity &c.) put into or on bales or bags; a list, an invoice.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bījaka (बीजक).—n A list. A label. Invoice; bill (of sale &c.).
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.
Bījaka (बीजक).—1 The citron tree.
2) A lemon or citron.
3) Various fruit abounding in seeds (bījapracuraphalaviśeṣā dāḍimādayaḥ); Rām.2.94.9.
4) The position of the arms of a child at birth.
-kam 1 Seed.
2) A list.
Derivable forms: bījakaḥ (बीजकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bījaka (बीजक).—[masculine] a citron; [neuter] seed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Bījaka (बीजक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. Śp. p. 58. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa] [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bījaka (बीजक):—[from bīja] n. seed, [Suśruta]
2) [v.s. ...] a list, [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Citrus Medica, [Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] a citron or lemon, [Suśruta]
5) [v.s. ...] Terminalia Tomentosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] the position of the arms of a child at birth, [Suśruta; Bhāvaprakāśa]
7) [v.s. ...] Name of a [poetry or poetic]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Bījaka (बीजक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bīaya.
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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.
Bījaka (बीजक) [Also spelled beejak]:—(nm) an invoice; a bill (of purchase).
1) [noun] = ಬೀಜ - [bija -] 1.
2) [noun] the large, evergreen tree Manilkara hexandra ( = Mimusops hexandra) of Sapotaceae family.
3) [noun] the small, spiny evergreen tree Citrus medica (var. limonum) of Rutaceae family.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Bijakah, Bijakandaprarohin, Bijakandaruha, Bijakara, Bijakarshanika, Bijakarshini, Bijakartar, Bijakartri.
Ends with (+2): Abijaka, Asanabijaka, Bahubijaka, Bhattabijaka, Candabijaka, Dantabijaka, Kakabijaka, Kalabijaka, Kumbhabijaka, Nilabijaka, Panktibijaka, Pindabijaka, Prithubijaka, Raktabijaka, Saptabijaka, Snehabijaka, Sphotabijaka, Trinabijaka, Upalabijaka, Vajrabijaka.
Full-text (+3): Prithubijaka, Dantabijaka, Sphotabijaka, Bhavasetthi, Asana, Vajravijaka, Bhattabijaka, Abijaka, Biaya, Kalabijaka, Trinabijaka, Kumbhabijaka, Kakabijaka, Pindabijaka, Vajrabijaka, Beejak, Nilabijaka, Samcaka, Pratibimbaka, Bija.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Bijaka, Bījaka; (plurals include: Bijakas, Bījakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 1 - The story of Sudinna (the Kalandaka merchant’s son) < [Chapter 31 - The Monk Sudinna, the Son of the Kalanda Merchant]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 544: Mahānāradakassapa-jātaka < [Volume 6]
Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
Samasya Pooranam < [October - December 1974]
Vastu-shastra (3): House Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 15 - The Greatness of Dāmodara < [Section 2 - Vastrāpatha-kṣetra-māhātmya]