Chitra, Chitrā: 1 definition
Chitra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Ambiguity: Although Chitra has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Citra. It further has the optional forms Chitrā.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Chitra in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Berberis aristata DC. from the Berberidaceae (Barberry) family having the following synonyms: Berberis coccinea, Berberis macrophylla. For the possible medicinal usage of chitra, 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.
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 (+199): Chitra Pournami, Chitra-seavati, Chitrabahu, Chitrabana, Chitrabarha, Chitrabee, Chitrabeez, Chitrabhanda, Chitrabhanu, Chitrabharata, Chitrabhasa, Chitrabhashya, Chitrabhinaya, Chitrabhuta, Chitrabi, Chitrabindu, Chitrachampu, Chitrachapa, Chitrachchhada, Chitrachhattra.
Ends with (+25): Apachitra, Ardhachitra, Arthachitra, Bhadrachitra, Bhaktichitra, Chakravichitra, Charachitra, Charuchitra, Chitravichitra, Chitropachitra, Hanumachchitra, Hanumachitra, Hemachitra, Jagacchitra, Jagachchhitra, Janmachitra, Kashayachitra, Kusumavichitra, Mahachitra, Malyachitra.
Search found 18 books and stories containing Chitra, Chitrā; (plurals include: Chitras, Chitrās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Tagore’s ‘Chitra’-An Appreciation < [January – March, 1980]
Chitra < [November-December, 1929]
Painting and Natya < [May-June 1935]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Indian Medicinal Plants (by Kanhoba Ranchoddas Kirtikar)
50. Berberis aristata, D.C. < [Berberidaceae (barberry family)]
51. Berberis asiatica, Roxb. < [Berberidaceae (barberry family)]
5. Thalictrum foliolosum, D.C. < [Ranunculaceae (buttercup family)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter LIX - Discourses on Astrology < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter LXI - Influences of the moon in her different mansions < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter CXXXVII - The Damanaka Tryodasi Vratas < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)