Dhupana, Dhūpana: 14 definitions


Dhupana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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)

Cosmetics, Perfumery, Skin care and other Ayurvedic Beauty treatments

Source: Studies in India Cultural History: Indian Science of Cosmetics and Perfumery

Dhūpana (धूपन, “fumigating”).—One of the processes for manufacturing cosmetics and perfumes mentioned by Gaṅgādhara;—Dhūpana means fumigating with aromatic vapours of incense etc.

Kalpa (Formulas, Drug prescriptions and other Medicinal preparations)

Source: Ancient Science of Life: Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci

Dhūpana (धूपन) refers to “fumigation”, and is mentioned in the 10th century Yogaśataka written by Pandita Vararuci.—The Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci is an example of this category. This book attracts reader by its very easy language and formulations which can be easily prepared and have small number of herbs. It describes only those formulations (viz., Dhūpana) which are the most common and can be used in majority conditions of diseases.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

1) Dhūpana (धूपन):—Smoky sensation

2) Feeling of emiting fumes while speaking. Smoky sensaiton

3) Smoke is made to spread in the ambient air to maintain the puriy and clean air.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dhūpana : 1. fumigation; incensing; 2. flavouring; seasoning (of curry).

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Dhūpana, (nt.) (Sk. dhūpana) incensing, fumigation; perfume, incense, spice J.III, 144; IV, 236; Pv III, 53 (sāsapa°). (Page 343)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhūpana (धूपन).—

1) Fumigation, perfuming; बलयश्चान्नलाजाभिर्धूपनं दीपकर्म च (balayaścānnalājābhirdhūpanaṃ dīpakarma ca) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.99.7.

2) Incense; लाज्यैश्च गन्धैश्च तथा वितानैरभ्यर्चितं धूपनधूपितं च (lājyaiśca gandhaiśca tathā vitānairabhyarcitaṃ dhūpanadhūpitaṃ ca) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.192.35. Manusmṛti 7.219.

3) astrol.) The obscuration of a comet.

Derivable forms: dhūpanam (धूपनम्).

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

Dhūpana (धूपन).—m.

(-naḥ) 1. Resin. 2. Incense. E. dhūp to heat, affix lyu.

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

Dhūpana (धूपन).—[dhūp + ana], n. 1. Fumigation, [Suśruta] 1, 133, 12. 2. Perfuming, Mahābhārata 13, 4749. 3. Perfume, incense, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 219.

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

Dhūpana (धूपन).—[neuter] incensing, fumigation.

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

1) Dhūpana (धूपन):—[from dhū] n. incensing, fumigation, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] (also m.) perfume, incense, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] (in [astrology]) the obscuration of a comet (cf. paya).

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

Dhūpana (धूपन):—(naḥ) 1. m. Resin; incense.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dhūpana (धूपन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Dhuvaṇa, Dhūvaṇa.

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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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