Gonarda, aka: Go-narda; 4 Definition(s)
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Ayurveda (science of life)
Gonarda (गोनर्द) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “hill partridge”. The meat of this animal is part of the māṃsavarga (‘group of flesh’), which is used throughout Āyurvedic literature. The animal Gonarda is part of the group of birds named Vartakādi, which is a sub-group of Viṣkira, refering to “birds similar to common quail who eat while scattering the gains”. It was classified by Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Āyurvedic work. Caraka defined such groups (vargas) based on the dietic properties of the substance.Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Gonarda (गोनर्द).—(c)—an eastern region.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 55; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 45.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
1) the (Indian) crane.
2) an epithet of Śiva (bellowing like a bull).
3) Name of a country.
Derivable forms: gonardaḥ (गोनर्दः).
Gonarda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and narda (नर्द).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-rdaḥ) The Sarasa or Indian crane. n.
(-rdaṃ) A fragrant grass, (Cyperus rotundus.) E. go water, nard to sound, affix ac.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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