Dvipi, Dvīpi, Dvīpī: 5 definitions
Dvipi 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Dvīpī (द्वीपी) is another name for “Agni” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning dvīpī] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Dvīpī (द्वीपी) is another name for Citraka, a medicinal plant identified with (1) [white variety] Plumbago zeylanica Linn.; (2) [red variety] Plumbago rosea Linn. syn. or Plumbago indica Linn., both from the Plumbaginaceae or “leadwort” family of flowering plants, according to verse 6.43-45 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 Dvīpī and Citraka, there are a total of twenty 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.
Biology (plants and animals)
Dvipi in India is the name of a plant defined with Plumbago zeylanica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Plumbago scandens L. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Fieldiana, Botany (1966)
· Taxon (1979)
· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (1985)
· Species Plantarum (1762)
· FBI (1882)
· Prodr. Fl. SW. Afr. (1967)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Dvipi, for example pregnancy safety, chemical composition, health benefits, side effects, diet and recipes, extract dosage, 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
Dvīpi (द्वीपि):—[from dvīpa] in comp. = pin.
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.
1) [noun] a large, carnivorous, tawny-coloured and black-striped feline, Panthera tigris; a tiger.
2) [noun] a large, ferocious cat, Panthera pardus; a leopard.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Dvipicarman, Dvipih, Dvipika, Dvipikarni, Dvipin, Dvipina, Dvipinakha, Dvipini, Dvipishatru, Dvipita, Dvipitar, Dvipitri, Dvipitrika.
Ends with: Antadvipin, Antardvipin, Suvarnadvipi.
Full-text: Dvipishatru, Dvipikarni, Dvipinakha, Devanama, Garvay, Karni, Citraka, Lih.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Dvipi, Dvīpi, Dvīpī; (plurals include: Dvipis, Dvīpis, Dvīpīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 17 - The Superintendent of Forest Produce < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 15 - The length and extent of the Earth: Description of Jambūdvīpa < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)