Durlabha, Dur-labha, Durlabhā: 10 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
1) Durlabhā (दुर्लभा) is another name for Śvetakaṇṭakārī, a medicinal plant related to Kaṇṭakārī, according to verse 4.33-36 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Durlabhā and Śvetakaṇṭakārī, there are a total of twenty-four Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
2) Durlabhā (दुर्लभा) is also mentioned as a synonym for Dhanvayāsa, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.53-55. Together with the names Durlabhā and Dhanvayāsa, there are a total of fourteen 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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Durlabha.—(EI 23), an official designation of uncertain import. Note: durlabha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
durlabha (दुर्लभ).—a (S) Difficult of obtainment or acquisition.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
durlabha (दुर्लभ).—a Difficult of obtainment or acquisition.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) difficult to be attained, or accomplished; R.1.67;17.7; Ku.4.4;5.46,61; दुर्लभं भारते जन्म मानुष्यं तत्र दुर्लभम् (durlabhaṃ bhārate janma mānuṣyaṃ tatra durlabham) Subhāṣ.
2) difficult to be found or met with, scarce, rare; शुद्धान्तदुर्लभम् (śuddhāntadurlabham) Ś.1.17.
3) best, excellent, eminent.
Durlabha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and labha (लभ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-bhaḥ-bhā-bhaṃ) 1. Difficult of attainment. 2. Excellent, eminent. 3. Dear, beloved. m.
(-bhaḥ) A plant, (a sort of Hedysarum:) seeSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Durlabha (दुर्लभ).—i. e. dus-labh + a, adj., f. bhā. 1. Hard to be attained, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 137. 2. Hard to be found, 7, 22. 3. Difficult to be saved, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 25, 28. 4. Difficult, Mahābhārata 3, 1728.
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Durlābha (दुर्लाभ).—adj. difficult to be got, Mahābhārata 12, 11168. Dvi
Durlābha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and lābha (लाभ).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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