Dharakadamba, Dhārākadamba, Dhara-kadamba: 7 definitions

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Dhārākadamba (धाराकदम्ब) is one of the three varieties of Kadamba, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Neolamarckia cadamba (burflower-tree). Caraka classifies Kadamba in the Śākavarga group (vegetables) of medicinal plants

According to the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.97), the dhārā variety of Kadamba variety has 7 synonyms: Prāvṛṣya, Pulakī, Bhṛṅgavallabha, Medhāgamapriya, Nīpa, Prāvṛṣeṇya and Kadambaka.

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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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[«previous next»] — Dharakadamba in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dharākadamba (धराकदम्ब).—m.

(-mbaḥ) The Kadamba tree, (Nauclea kadamba;) also dharākadambaka .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Dhārākadamba (धाराकदम्ब) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. Śp. p. 42. [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]

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

1) Dharākadamba (धराकदम्ब):—[=dharā-kadamba] [from dharā > dhara] m. Nauclea Cadamba, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] =

2) Dhārākadamba (धाराकदम्ब):—[=dhārā-kadamba] [from dhārā > dhāra] m. Nauclea Cordifolia, [Kādambarī] (also baka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a poet, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Dharākadamba (धराकदम्ब):—[dharā-kadamba] (mbaḥ) 1. m. Kadamba tree.

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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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