Devakardama, Devakardamā, Deva-kardama: 6 definitions


Devakardama 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Devakardama (देवकर्दम):—Combination of following four plants Shreekhand(Santalum album), Karpoor(Cinnamomum comphora), Agru(Aqualaria aggalocha), Kāshmir(crocus sativus).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Devakardamā (देवकर्दमा).—sandal, aloe wood, camphor, saffron pounded together and made into a paste.

Derivable forms: devakardamāḥ (देवकर्दमाः).

Devakardamā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and kardamā (कर्दमा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devakardama (देवकर्दम).—m.

(-maḥ) A fragrant paste of sandal, agallochum, camphor, and safflower. E. deva, and kardama mud.

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

Devakardama (देवकर्दम):—[=deva-kardama] [from deva] m. ‘divine paste’, a fragrant p° of sandal, Agallochum, camphor, and safflower, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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