Daurgandhya: 8 definitions


Daurgandhya 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Daurgandhya (दौर्गन्ध्य) refers to “foul smell”, and is a symptom caused by snake-bites (such as the Asṛṅmaṇḍalī-snakes), according to the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—[Cf. tandrīdaurgandhyanirvedāḥ pāravaśyaṃ ca jāgaraḥ]

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Daurgandhya (दौर्गन्ध्य):—[daurgandhyaṃ] Foul smell

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daurgandhya (दौर्गंध्य).—n S Stinkiness, fetidness, stench.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daurgandhya (दौर्गन्ध्य).—Bad or disagreeable smell.

Derivable forms: daurgandhyam (दौर्गन्ध्यम्).

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

Daurgandhya (दौर्गन्ध्य).—i. e. dus -gandha + ya, n. Disagreeable smell, Mahābhārata 3, 15454.

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

Daurgandhya (दौर्गन्ध्य):—[=daur-gandhya] [from daur > dauḥ] ([Mahābhārata]) n. bad smell, fetor.

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Daurgandhya 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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