Jalahvaya, aka: Jalāhvaya, Jala-ahvaya; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Jalāhvaya (जलाह्वय) is another name (synonym) for Utpala, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Nymphaea alba (white water rose). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 10.195), 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Jalāhvaya (जलाह्वय).—n.

(-yaṃ) A lotus. E. jala, and āhvaya appellation.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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