Dadhyanna, Dadhi-anna: 5 definitions


Dadhyanna 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.

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Isvara Samhita Vol 5

Dadhyanna (दध्यन्न) refers to the one of the six kinds of “oblation” (havis) mentioned in verse 25.91b-92a of the 8th-century Īśvarasaṃhitā. Accordingly, “the oblation (havis) (to be offered) for gods is stated to be made free from (small) pieces of stones, chaff, small particles, prepared out of rice grains that are unbaked, coated or soaked in cow’s milk, and ghee, mixed up with fruits and pieces of jaggery and not having artificial salt”.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Dadhyanna (दध्यन्न) or Dadhyodana refers to “cooked rice mixed with curds” and represents one of the six kinds of “cooked rice” (bhakta) as described in the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—[...] Cooked rice dishes are of six types based upon the different ingredients used along with rice. These, collectively called as ṣaḍvidhānna. They are [viz., dadhyanna (cooked rice mixed with curds)]. To describe this ṣaḍvidhānna the author quotes an Ayurvedic text namely Kriyāsāra.

(Dadhyanna ingredients): rice, curd, pepper, salt and wet ginger. (Cooking instructions): This is the only dish where the ingredients are added after cooking the rice. Cooked rice is mixed with twice the quantity of sweet and sour curds. Add some powdered pepper, along with salt and wet ginger to this mixture, this is called as dadhyanna.

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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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dadhyanna (दध्यन्न).—boiled rice mixed with दधि (dadhi); Y.1.289.

Derivable forms: dadhyannam (दध्यन्नम्).

Dadhyanna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dadhi and anna (अन्न). See also (synonyms): dadhyodana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dadhyanna (दध्यन्न).—n. rice with curdled milk, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 288.

Dadhyanna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dadhi and anna (अन्न).

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

Dadhyanna (दध्यन्न):—[=dadhy-anna] [from dadhy > dadh] n. rice prepared with dadhi, [Yājñavalkya i, 288.]

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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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