Himodbhava, aka: Hima-udbhava, Himodbhavā; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Pṛthupalāśikā (हिमोद्भवा) is another name (synonym) for Śaṭī, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Hedychium spicatum (spiked ginger lily). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 6.226-227), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Himodbhavā (हिमोद्भवा).—the plant called Zedoary.

Himodbhavā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hima and udbhavā (उद्भवा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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Hima (हिम).—a. [hi-mak] Cold, frigid, frosty, dewy.-maḥ 1 The cold season, winter.2) The moon.3...
Himālaya (हिमालय).—m. (-ya) The Himalaya range of mountains, which bounds India on the north, a...
Udbhava (उद्भव).—m. (-vaḥ) Birth, production. E. ut forth, bhū to be or become, ac aff.--- OR -...
Liṅgodbhava (लिङ्गोद्भव) refers to one of the manifestations of Śiva.—In the form of Liṅgodbhav...
Himācala (हिमाचल).—the Himālaya mountain; प्रस्थं हिमाद्रे- र्मृगनाभिगन्धि किंचित् क्वणत् किंनर...
Padmodbhava (पद्मोद्भव).—m. (-vaḥ) 1. A name of Bramha. f. (-vā) The snake goddess Manasa. E. p...
Himajvara (हिमज्वर).—ague. Derivable forms: himajvaraḥ (हिमज्वरः).Himajvara is a Sanskrit compo...
Himābja (हिमाब्ज).—n. (-bjaṃ) A lotus.
Somodbhavā (सोमोद्भवा).—f. (-vā) The river Narmada. E. soma the moon, (for the lunar race,) and...
Himaja (हिमज).—mfn. (-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Produced by cold, in the Himalaya, &c. m. (-jaḥ) 1. The m...
Himakūṭa (हिमकूट).—m. (-ṭaḥ) 1. The wintry season. 2. The Himalaya mountain. E. hima frost or c...
Himasaṃhati (हिमसंहति).—f. (-tiḥ) Ice and snow. E. hima cold, saṃhati assemblage.
Ghaṭodbhava (घटोद्भव).—m. (-vaḥ) The sage Agastya. E. ghaṭa a jar, and udbhava born, produced.
Kulodbhava (कुलोद्भव).—mfn. (-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) 1. Well-born, of good family. 2. Produced in a family...
Himaprastha (हिमप्रस्थ).—m. (-sthaḥ) The Himalaya mountain. E. hima cold, prastha abode.

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