Gandhadhya, aka: Gandhāḍhya, Gandha-adhya; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Gandhadhya in Ayurveda glossaries]

Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य) is another name (synonym) for Candana, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Santalum album (Indian sandalwood). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 12.6-8), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

(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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Gandhadhya in Sanskrit glossaries]

Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य).—a. rich in odour, very fragrant; स्रजश्चोत्तमगन्धाढ्याः (srajaścottamagandhāḍhyāḥ) Mb.

-ḍhyaḥ the orange tree.

-ḍhyam sandal-wood.

Gandhāḍhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandha and āḍhya (आढ्य).

(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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