Dadhimanda, aka: Dadhimaṇḍa, Dadhi-manda; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Dadhimaṇḍa (दधिमण्ड) refers to “whey” or “cream”, which is a by-product of cheese making. It is formed as the remaining liquid after milk has been curdled and strained. It is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and Suśruta-saṃhitā. The word Dadhimaṇḍa is composed of Dadhi (‘curd’) and Maṇḍa (‘cream of milk’)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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dadhimaṇḍa : (nt.) whey.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Dadhimaṇḍa (दधिमण्ड).—n. whey.

Derivable forms: dadhimaṇḍaḥ (दधिमण्डः).

Dadhimaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dadhi and maṇḍa (मण्ड). See also (synonyms): dadhivāri.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dadhimaṇḍa (दधिमण्ड).—m.

(-ṇḍaḥ) Whey. E. dadhi, and maṇḍa scum.

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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