Gucchaka: 5 definitions
Gucchaka 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Guchchhaka.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
Gucchaka (गुच्छक) refers to a “bunch of flowers”, as mentioned in a list of six synonyms, according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Gucchaka] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gucchaka (गुच्छक).—see गुच्छ (guccha).
Derivable forms: gucchakaḥ (गुच्छकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. A cluster of blossoms. 2. A clump of grass. 3. A kind of necklace. 4. A peacock’s plumage, a bundle of peacock’s feathers. E. kan added to the preceding; also gutsaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gucchaka (गुच्छक).—[guccha + ka], m. A cluster of blossoms, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 38, 2.
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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