Garbhadravana, Garbhadrāvaṇa, Garbha-dravana: 3 definitions



Garbhadravana 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.

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

Garbhadrāvaṇa (गर्भद्रावण):—[=garbha-drāvaṇa] [from garbha] n. a particular process applied to minerals ([especially] to mercury).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Garbhadrāvaṇa (गर्भद्रावण):—n. Bez. eines best. Processes, der mit Mineralien (insbes. Quecksilber) vorgenommen wird, [Oxforder Handschriften 320,a,23.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Garbhadrāvaṇa (गर्भद्रावण):—n. und garbhadruti f. ein best. mit Mineralien (insbes. Quecksilber) vorgenommener Process.

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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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