Damaruyantra, Ḍamaruyantra, Damaru-yantra: 7 definitions


Damaruyantra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

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Source: Academia.edu: Ayurveda and Pharmaceutics (rasashastra)

Ḍamaruyantra resembles dumbbell because two pots are joined at their mouths. This apparatus is used like a sublimation instrument.

Source: CCRAS: Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia of India, Appendix I

Ḍamarūyantra (डमरूयन्त्र) is a contravenes of shape resembling Ḍamarū for sublimation prepared by sealing two pots with their mouths one telescoping the other sealing joint securely. (see the Rasataraṅgiṇī 4.41, which is a 16th-century alchemical century treatise on Rasaśāstra by Bhānudatta).

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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Damaruyantra in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍamaruyantra (डमरुयंत्र).—n (S) A chemical apparatus consisting of one globular vessel with a narrow neck placed inverted over the mouth of another such vessel, a cucurbite.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ḍamaruyantra (डमरुयंत्र).—n A kind of chemical apparatus.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Damaruyantra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ḍamaruyantra (डमरुयन्त्र).—a kind of pan; Bhāva. P.

Derivable forms: ḍamaruyantram (डमरुयन्त्रम्).

Ḍamaruyantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ḍamaru and yantra (यन्त्र).

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

Ḍamaruyantra (डमरुयन्त्र):—[=ḍamaru-yantra] [from ḍamaru > ḍamara] n. a kind of pan, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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Damaruyantra in German

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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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