Hemavati, Hemavatī: 4 definitions
Hemavati means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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
Hemavatī (हेमवती) is another name for Svarṇajīvantī, a plant similar to Jīvantī, a medicinal plant identified with Leptadenia reticulata (cork swallow-wort) from the Apocynaceae, or “dogbane family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.42-44 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Hemavatī and Svarṇajīvantī, there are a total of fourteen 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A channel branching off from the Parakkamasamudda in the direction of the Mahameghavana. Cv.lxxix.41.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
India history and geographySource: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963
Hemavatī is one of the twenty canal-systems associated with Parakkamasamudda waters that existed in the Polonnaruva (Polonnaruwa) district of Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—The Pūjāvaliya gives the name Mahāsamudra to the Parakkamasamudda at Polonnaruva. The canal system associated with Parakkamasamudda is described and named in the Cūlavamsa as follows:—[...] Hemavatī canal, which flowed from the main reservoir in the direction of the Mahāmeghavaṇa park; [...].
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Hemavatī (हेमवती) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Paribhāṣenduśekharaṭīkā (?) by Nāgojī. Oudh. Xxii, 64.
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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Starts with: Hemavatimahatmya.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Hemavati, Hemavatī; (plurals include: Hemavatis, Hemavatīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 51 - The Telugu Cholas of Hemavati < [Chapter XX - The Telugu Cholas (Chodas)]
Part 38 - Petty Chola Principoliticis and Princes < [Chapter XX - The Telugu Cholas (Chodas)]
Part 58 - Other Chalukyas < [Chapter XI - The Chalukyas]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Tiruvaiyaru < [Chapter IV - Temples of Rajendra I’s Time]
Temples in Kolar < [Chapter IV - Temples of Rajendra I’s Time]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 2: Rāvaṇa’s marriage < [Chapter II - Rāvaṇa’s expedition of Conquest]
Part 2: Former births of Rāvaṇa, Sītā, Lakṣmaṇa, Sugrīva, Bhāmaṇḍala, Lavaṇa and Aṅkuśa < [Chapter X - Rāma’s mokṣa (emancipation)]