Gandamala, aka: Gaṇḍamāla, Ganda-mala; 4 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Gaṇḍamāla (गण्डमाल) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to “scrofula”, inflammation of the glands of the neck. It is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā. Gaṇḍamāla is composed of the words Gaṇḍa (“swellings”) and Māla (“garland, field”).

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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gaṇḍamālā (गंडमाला).—f pl S pop. gaṇḍamāḷā f pl Inflammation of the glands of the neck, struma or scrofula.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gaṇḍamāḷā (गंडमाळा).—f pl Inflammation of the glands of the neck, scrofula.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Gaṇḍamāla (गण्डमाल) or Gaṇḍamālā (गण्डमाला).—inflammation of the glands of the neck.

Derivable forms: gaṇḍamālaḥ (गण्डमालः).

Gaṇḍamāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and māla (माल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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