Gandhadhya, Gandhāḍhya, Gandha-adhya: 8 definitions

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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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.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gandhadhya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य).—m.

(-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.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य):—[from gandha] mfn. rich in odour, fragrant, [Nalopākhyāna v, 38; Subhāṣitāvali]

2) [v.s. ...] m. the orange tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Gandhāḍhyā (गन्धाढ्या):—[from gandhāḍhya > gandha] f. = dha-niśā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] yellow jasmine, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Paederia foetida, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] the plant Rāmataruṇī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] the plant Ārāma-śītalā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] = dhanakula, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]

9) Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य):—[from gandha] n. sandal-wood, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] a kind of perfume, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gandhāḍhya (गन्धाढ्य):—[gandhā+ḍhya] (dyaḥ) 1. m. The orange tree.

[Sanskrit to German]

Gandhadhya in German

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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 (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.

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