Dauhrida, Dauhṛda: 9 definitions


Dauhrida 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.

The Sanskrit term Dauhṛda can be transliterated into English as Dauhrda or Dauhrida, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Dauhṛda (दौहृद) refers to the “signs of pregnancy”, which is a topic dealt with in the Bhojanakutūhala (vibhāvarīvilāsa), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—The vibhāvarīvilāsa which deals with the activities during night (after dinner). The major topics discussed in this pariccheda can be classified as [viz., dauhṛda-prakaraṇa (section on the signs of pregnancy)].

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Dauhṛda (दौहृद) refers to “pregnancy”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.6.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] Menā bore the characteristic signs of pregnancy [i.e., dauhṛda-lakṣaṇa] which almost indicated the imminent rise in pleasure of her lord and served as the auspicious cause for the future bliss of the gods. The weakness of her body did not allow her to wear ornaments. Her face became pale like the Lodhra flower. She resembled the night when there are very few stars and the moon is in a waning state. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dauhṛda (दौहृद).—

1) Evil disposition of the mind, enmity (also daurhārda in this sense).

2) Pregnancy; सुदक्षिणा दौर्हृदलक्षणं दधौ (sudakṣiṇā daurhṛdalakṣaṇaṃ dadhau) R.3.1.

3) The longing of a pregnant woman; राज्ञः शासनमादाय तथैव किल दौर्हृदम् (rājñaḥ śāsanamādāya tathaiva kila daurhṛdam) Rām. 7.47.15.

4) Desire in general.

Derivable forms: dauhṛdam (दौहृदम्).

See also (synonyms): daurhṛda.

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

Dauhṛda (दौहृद).— (a dialectical form of daurhṛda, q. cf.), n. 1. The longing of pregnant women, [Suśruta] 1, 89, 12. 2. Pregnancy, [Suśruta] 1, 322, 15.

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

Dauhṛda (दौहृद).—[neuter] ([adjective] —° [feminine] ā) the longing of a pregnant woman.

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

Dauhṛda (दौहृद):—[from dauhadika] ([Suśruta]) = daurhṛ (See daur under dauḥ).

[Sanskrit to German]

Dauhrida 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dauhṛda (ದೌಹೃದ):—[noun] = ದೌರ್ಹೃದ [daurhrida].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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