Devadali, Dēvadālī, Devadālī: 4 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Devadālī (देवदाली) is another name for Jīmūtaka, a medicinal plant identified with Luffa echinata (bitter sponge gourd or bitter luffa) from the Cucurbitaceae or “gourd family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.58-60 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Devadālī and Jīmūtaka, there are a total of nineteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dēvadālī (देवदाली).—f (S) pop. dēvaḍāṅgarī The name of a tree, Vangueria spinosa?
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devadālī (देवदाली):—[=deva-dālī] [from deva] f. a kind of pumpkin, [Suśruta; Bhāvaprakāśa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Devadālī (देवदाली):—f. eine best. Cucurbitacee. = vulg. ghagharavela [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] [Suśruta 1, 145, 3. 2, 280, 18.] kalpa [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 908.] — Vgl. devadānī .
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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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 17 - Purification of Katuki and various other seeds < [Chapter XXXI - Upavisha (semi-poisons)]
Part 6 - Process of preparing Sarva-kshara < [Chapter XXVIII - Kshara (akalis)]
Part 17 - Liquefaction of iron < [Chapter IV - Metals (4): Lauha (iron)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 6 - Removal of odour from sulphur < [Chapter VIII - Uparasa (9): Gandhaka (sulphur)]
Part 7 - Transformation of base metals into gold by haritala < [Chapter XII - Uparasa (13): Haritala (orpiment)]
Part 2 - Purification of Kankustha (an ore containing tin) < [Chapter XV - Uparasa (16): Kankustha (an ore containing tin)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 2 - Treatment for enlargement of spleen and liver (1): Plihantaka rasa < [Chapter VII - Enlargement of spleen (plihodara) and liver (yakridudara)]
Treatment for fever (26): Trailokya-mohana rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Treatment for fever (105): Kalanala rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 11 - Mercurial operations (9): Rehabilitation of Mercury (anubasana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Part 1 - Definitions of technical terms < [Chapter VII - Enumeration of technical terms]
Part 16 - Mercurial operations (14): Exhaustion of mercury (yarana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)