Dharmapattana, Dharmapaṭṭana, Dharma-pattana: 8 definitions



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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Dharmapattana (धर्मपत्तन) is another name for Marica, a medicinal plant identified with Piper nigrum Linn. or “black pepper” from the Piperaceae or “pepper” family of flowering plants, according to verse 6.30-32 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu.—The sixth chapter (pippalyādi-varga) of this book enumerates ninety-five varieties of plants obtained from the market (paṇyauṣadhi). Together with the names Dharmapattana and Marica, there are a total of seventeen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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India history and geography

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Source: archive.org: Songs of Nepal

Dharmapaṭṭana (धर्मपट्टन) is another name for Bhaktapura (Bhatgaon) is one of the three ancient kingdoms of Neplal.—It is noticeable that among the three principal cities in the Valley, Bhaktagrāma (Bhatgaon), also called Bhaktapura or Dharmapaṭṭana, distinguished itself as a center of predominantly Hindu pursuits, while Lalitapaṭṭana (Patan) favored Buddhist texts, and scholars residing at Kāntipura (Kathmandu) devoted themselves to the interpretation of Buddhist as well as of Hindu works.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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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

Dharmapattana (धर्मपत्तन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Pepper. 2. The name of a district or city. E. dharma virtue, pattana a city; pepper grows there, whence is said to be its name.

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

1) Dharmapaṭṭana (धर्मपट्टन):—[=dharma-paṭṭana] [from dharma > dhara] [varia lectio] for -pattana q.v.

2) Dharmapattana (धर्मपत्तन):—[=dharma-pattana] [from dharma > dhara] n. ‘the city of the law’, Name of the city of Śrāvastī ([varia lectio] pattana, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā xiv, 14]), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] pepper, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

4) Dhārmapattana (धार्मपत्तन):—[=dhārma-pattana] n. black pepper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Dharmapattana (धर्मपत्तन):—[dharma-pattana] (naṃ) 1. n. Pepper; district.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dharmapattana (ಧರ್ಮಪತ್ತನ):—

1) [noun] the plant Piper Nigrum of Piperaceae family.

2) [noun] its black seeds, used as a spice; black pepper.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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