Dipani, Dīpanī: 6 definitions
Dipani means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Dipani in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Trigonella foenum-graecum from the Fabaceae (Pea) family. For the possible medicinal usage of dipani, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Dīpanī (दीपनी) is another name for Yavānī, a medicinal plant identified with Trachyspermum ammi Linn. or “ajwain” from the Apiaceae or “celery” family of flowering plants, according to verse 6.38-40 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 Dīpanī and Yavānī, there are a total of sixteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Wife of Mahinda VI. She was a cowherds daughter (Cv.lxxx.15).
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Dipani in India is the name of a plant defined with Carum copticum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Carum copticum (L.) Sprague ex Turrill (among others).
2) Dipani is also identified with Trigonella foenum-graecum It has the synonym Medicago tibetana (Alef.) Vassilcz. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Phytotherapy Research (2004)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1986)
· Phytotherapy Research
· The Flora of British India (1879)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Dipani, for example diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
dīpanī : (f.) an explanatory work.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dīpanī (दीपनी):—[from dīpana > dīp] f. Trigonella Foenum Graecum, [Bhāvaprakāśa]
2) [v.s. ...] Ptychotis Ajowan
3) [v.s. ...] Clypea Hernandifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] a mystical formula described in the Tantra-sāra
5) [v.s. ...] (in music) a kind of composition
6) [v.s. ...] Name of a female attendant of Devī, [Horace H. Wilson]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Dipaniya.
Ends with (+3): Apheggusaradipani, Brahmatattvasamhitoddipani, Chappaccayadipani, Gauravadipani, Linatthadipani, Madhudipani, Madhusaratthadipani, Mahadipani, Mangaladipani, Matikatthadipani, Mukkhamattadipani, Namacaradipani, Paramatthadipani, Patthanasaradipani, Rajindarajabhidheyyadipani, Samdipani, Samvannananayadipani, Sandipani, Saratthadipani, Tantradipani.
Search found 15 books and stories containing Dipani, Dīpanī; (plurals include: Dipanis, Dīpanīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Catusacca Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
The Story of the Five Bhikkhus (Pañcavaggī Theras) < [Chapter 1 - The Jewel of the Buddha]
Part 1 - Introduction (Buddha’s Fifth Vassa at Vesali) < [Chapter 23 - The Buddha’s Fifth Vassa at Vesali]
Anudīpanī (foreword) < [The Anudīpanī (on the Great Chronicle of Buddhas)]
The Patthanuddesa Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
The Buddhist Path to Enlightenment (study) (by Dr Kala Acharya)
6.5. The Types of Nibbāna < [Chapter 4 - Comparative Study of Liberation in Jainism and Buddhism]
6.2. Nibbāna in Pāli Commentarial Texts < [Chapter 4 - Comparative Study of Liberation in Jainism and Buddhism]
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)