Champaka: 1 definition
Champaka 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.
Ambiguity: Although Champaka has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Campaka. It further has the optional forms Chaṃpaka and Champakā.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Champaka [चम्पकः] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Magnolia champaca (L.) Baill. ex Pierre from the Magnoliaceae (Magnolia) family having the following synonyms: Michelia champaca, Michelia rheedei, Champaca michelia. For the possible medicinal usage of champaka, 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.
Champaka in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Magnolia x alba (DC.) Figlar from the Magnoliaceae (Magnolia) family having the following synonyms: Michelia alba.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Champaka-shreshthikathanaka, Champakachaturdashi, Champakakusuma, Champakalu, Champakamala, Champakapushpa, Champakarambha, Champakaranya, Champakavana, Champakavarna, Champakavati, Champakavimalaprabha, Champakeshvara.
Full-text (+32): Nagapushpa, Campaka, Varalabdha, Hemahva, Shringamohin, Bhramaratithi, Hemapushpa, Punyagandha, Shatpadatithi, Bahugandha, Hemapushpaka, Hemanga, Dipapushpa, Shitalacchada, Svarnapushpa, Campeya, Irudi, Sukumara, Kakubh, Priyasamdesha.
Search found 34 books and stories containing Champaka, Chaṃpaka, Champakā; (plurals include: Champakas, Chaṃpakas, Champakās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section LIV < [Anusasanika Parva]
Section XXV < [Asramavasa Parva]
Section CXXV < [Sambhava Parva]
The Lonesome Pine < [December 1944]
Sandhya < [June 1944]
Kalidasa: His Concept of Beauty in Nature < [July 1968]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 20 - On the son born of mare by Hari < [Book 6]
Chapter 46 - On the anecdote of Ṣaṣṭhī Devī < [Book 9]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 39 - Description of Lanka < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 50 - Hanuman and his Companions enter the Rikshdbila Cavern < [Book 4 - Kishkindha-kanda]
Chapter 14 - The Ashoka Grove < [Book 5 - Sundara-kanda]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXVII - The Ananga trayodasi Vratam < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CLXXXIX - The Nidanam of traumatic ulcers etc < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter LXXXIII - Description of different rites < [Agastya Samhita]