Gayatrin, Gāyatrin: 9 definitions


Gayatrin 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Gayatrin [गायत्रिन्] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Senegalia catechu (L.f.) P.J.H.Hurter & Mabb. from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Acacia catechu, Mimosa catechu, Acacia wallichiana. For the possible medicinal usage of gayatrin, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Gayatrin [गायत्रिन्] in the Sanskrit language, ibid. previous identification.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gāyatrin (गायत्रिन्).—a. (-ṇī f.) One who sings hymns, especially of the Sāmaveda; गायन्ति त्वा गायत्रिणो (gāyanti tvā gāyatriṇo) Ṛgveda 1.1.1.

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

Gāyatrin (गायत्रिन्).—m. (-trī) A tree that yields the resin formerly called Terra Japonica, (Mimosa catechu;) also gāyatrī fem. noun, as below.

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

Gāyatrin (गायत्रिन्).—i. e. gāyatra + in, m. A singer, Mahābhārata 12, 10352.

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

Gāyatrin (गायत्रिन्).—[masculine] chanter of hymns.

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

1) Gāyatrin (गायत्रिन्):—[from ] a m. one who sings hymns, [Ṛg-veda i, 10, 1] ([Mahābhārata xii, 10352])

2) [v.s. ...] (= trī) Acacia Catechu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [from gāyaka] b etc. See, [ib.]

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

Gāyatrin (गायत्रिन्):—(trī) 5. m. A tree that yields resin (Mimosa catechu).

[Sanskrit to German]

Gayatrin 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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