Indravriksha, Indravṛkṣa, Indra-vriksha: 8 definitions


Indravriksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Indravṛkṣa can be transliterated into English as Indravrksa or Indravriksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Kalpa (Formulas, Drug prescriptions and other Medicinal preparations)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Indravṛkṣa (इन्द्रवृक्ष) refers to the medicinal plant known as “Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wallich ex Don.” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning indravṛkṣa] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Indravrksa in India is the name of a plant defined with Cedrus deodara in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cedrus libani var. deodara (Roxburgh) J.D. Hooker (among others).

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

· Himalayan journals (1854)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Species Plantarum
· A Description of the Genus Pinus (1824)
· Watsonia (1990)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1832)

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Indravṛkṣa (इन्द्रवृक्ष).—the Devadāru tree.

Derivable forms: indravṛkṣaḥ (इन्द्रवृक्षः).

Indravṛkṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms indra and vṛkṣa (वृक्ष).

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

Indravṛkṣa (इन्द्रवृक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) A kind of fir: see devadāru. E. indra for any god, vṛkṣa a tree.

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

Indravṛkṣa (इन्द्रवृक्ष):—[=indra-vṛkṣa] [from indra] m. = indra-dru q.v., [Suśruta; Nirukta, by Yāska]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Indravṛkṣa (इन्द्रवृक्ष):—[indra-vṛkṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. A kind of fir.

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Indravriksha in German

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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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