Gandhadhya, Gandhāḍhya, Gandha-adhya: 5 definitions
Gandhadhya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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: Āyurveda and botany
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 Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य).—a. rich in odour, very fragrant; स्रजश्चोत्तमगन्धाढ्याः (srajaścottamagandhāḍhyāḥ) Mb.
-ḍhyaḥ the orange tree.
Gandhāḍhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandha and āḍhya (आढ्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ḍhyaḥ) The orange tree. f.
(-ḍhyā) A plant: see gandhālī. E. gandha, and āḍhya wealth, rich in odour.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य).—[adjective] rich in odours, fragrant.
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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Ends with: Uttamagandhadhya.
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