Goja, Go-ja: 9 definitions
Goja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, biology. 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: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Gojā (गोजा) is another name for Golomikā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 5.94-95 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Gojā and Golomikā, there are a total of six Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Goja.—the moon (Ep. Ind., Vol. XVI, p. 58). Note: goja is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Goja in India is the name of a plant defined with Amaranthus spinosus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Galliaria spinosa (L.) Nieuwl. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Feddes Repertorium (1992)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1849)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1977)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Darwiniana (1992)
· Archives of Pharmacal Research
If you are looking for specific details regarding Goja, for example side effects, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, chemical composition, health benefits, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) born in the earth (rice &c.).
2) produced by milk; अब्जा गोजा (abjā gojā) ...... Kaṭh.5.2.
Goja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and ja (ज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gojā (गोजा).—[adjective] sprung from the cow.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gojā (गोजा):—[=go-jā] [from go] mfn. ([Pāṇini 3-2, 67; Kāśikā-vṛtti]) produced by milk (‘born amidst rays’ [Sāyaṇa]; ‘born in the earth’ [Mahīdhara]), [Ṛg-veda iv, 40, 5] ([Kaṭha-upaniṣad v, 2]).
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] that which is born in water; a lotus plant or its flower.
2) [noun] a god, that is born in the heaven.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
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