Dharakadamba, Dhārākadamba, Dhara-kadamba: 8 definitions


Dharakadamba means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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: 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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Biology (plants and animals)

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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Dharakadamba in India is the name of a plant defined with Haldina cordifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Nauclea sterculiifolia A. Rich. ex DC.) (Adina Salisb., from the Greek adinos ‘clustered, plentiful, crowded’, referring to the clustered flowers. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1795)
· Genera Plantarum (1873)
· Forest Fl. N.W. India (1874)
· Blumea (1978)
· The Paradisus Londinensis (1807)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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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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