Harivallabha, Harivallabhā, Hari-vallabha: 8 definitions


Harivallabha 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Harivallabha in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ).—A grammarian who has written commentaries named दर्पणा (darpaṇā) on the Vaiyakaranabhusanasara of Kondabhatta, and Laghubhusanakanti on the Sabdakaustubha of Bhattoji Diksita.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ) is the father of Kumāramaṇi (1703 C.E.): an author of prosody who belonged to the family of Harivaṃśa, was the son of Harivallabha, grandson of Kaṇṭhamaṇi, and great grandson of Rudraṇa, great great grandson of Caturbhuja. Kumāramaṇi was also the cousin of Vedamaṇi and elder brother of Vāsudeva. He belonged to Śrīvatsagotra. He was also the disciple of Jayagovinda Vājapeyi and Puruṣottama Vājapeyi (both brothers), Kavicārāḍana, Mādhavapaṇḍitarāja, Rudraṇa (probably his great grand father), Madhusūdanakavipaṇḍita. Kumāramaṇi mentions about his family and preceptors in the beginning of his work.

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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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Harivallabha in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Harivallabha in India is the name of a plant defined with Hibiscus rosa-sinensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus rosasinensis L. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1992)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Arte de la lengua Pampanga. (1736)
· Diego Bergano,
· Blumea (1966)
· Species Plantarum (1753)

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Harivallabha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Harivallabhā (हरिवल्लभा).—

1) Lakṣmī.

2) the sacred basil.

Harivallabhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hari and vallabhā (वल्लभा).

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

Harivallabhā (हरिवल्लभा).—f.

(-bhā) 1. Lakshmi. 2. The holy basil.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Sudhodaya.

2) Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ):—son of Utprabhātīya Śrīvallabha: Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇadarpaṇa and Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntabhūṣaṇasāradarpaṇa.

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

1) Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ):—[=hari-vallabha] [from hari] m. ‘beloved by Viṣṇu’, Name of various men (also -rāya), [Kṣitīśa-vaṃśāvalī-carita; Colebrooke; Catalogue(s)]

2) Harivallabhā (हरिवल्लभा):—[=hari-vallabhā] [from hari-vallabha > hari] f. Name of Lakṣmī, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] sacred basil, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] another plant (= jayā), [ib.]

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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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