Chagalantrika, Chagalāntrikā, Chagala-antrika: 5 definitions

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Chagalantrika 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhagalantrika.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Chagalantrika in Ayurveda glossary
Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Chāgalāntrikā (छागलान्त्रिका) is another name for the primary variety of Vṛddhadāruka, a medicinal plant identified with either a) Argyreia nervosa (synonym Argyreia speciosa or Hawaiian baby woodrose or elephant creeper) or b) Merremia peltata (synonym Ipomoea petaloidea), both from the Convolvulaceae or “moring glory family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.117-119 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Chāgalāntrikā and Vṛddhadāruka, there are a total of fourteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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»] — Chagalantrika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Chagalāntrikā (छगलान्त्रिका).—a wolf.

Chagalāntrikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms chagala and antrikā (अन्त्रिका). See also (synonyms): chagalāntri.

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

1) Chagalāntrikā (छगलान्त्रिका):—[from chagala > chaga] f. Argyreia speciosa or argentea (ajāntrī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Chāgalāntrikā (छागलान्त्रिका):—[from chāgala > chāga] f. = chag, [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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