Haramala, Haramaḷa: 2 definitions


Haramala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Haramala in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Peganum harmala L. from the Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) family having the following synonyms: Peganum dauricum. For the possible medicinal usage of haramala, 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.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

haramaḷa (हरमळ).—f See explained under haramāḷa.

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haramaḷa (हरमळ).—a C Restless or greatly disquieted (under sickness or from pain).

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haramāḷa (हरमाळ).—f (hara & māḷa) A train or line (of persons, cattle, ants &c.) proceeding; a flow of passers on. v lāva, lāga, cāla, & ṭaḷa, mōḍa &c. Note. By many haramāḷa is explained as An appointed time (v sambhāḷa, sādha, & ṭaḷa, cuka &c.); and haramaḷa f is given as the word for Train; haramaḷa, with such, signifying further Conversancy with a subject; also conversancy (living and moving amongest) with persons.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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