Jalavasa, Jalavāsa, Jala-vasa: 9 definitions
Jalavasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Jalavasa in India is the name of a plant defined with Vetiveria zizanioides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Anatherum squarrosum (L.f.) P. Beauv. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora of the Southeastern United States …
· Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires (1904)
· Monographiae Phanerogamarum (1889)
· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1900)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1994)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Jalavasa, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, have a look at these references.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
jalavāsa (जलवास).—m (S Dwelling in water.) Sitting in water up to the middle during certain months of the year. A practice of devotees.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jalavāsa (जलवास).—residence in water.
-sam = उशीर (uśīra) q. v.
Derivable forms: jalavāsaḥ (जलवासः).
Jalavāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and vāsa (वास).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jalavāsa (जलवास).—I. m. abiding in water, ib. 12, 9281. Ii. adj. one who abides in water, ib. 12, 9280. Tapovāsa, i. e.
Jalavāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jala and vāsa (वास).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jalavāsa (जलवास).—1. [masculine] residence in water.
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Jalavāsa (जलवास).—2. [adjective] = seq.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Jalavāsa (जलवास):—[=jala-vāsa] [from jala] mfn. = sin, [Mahābhārata xii, 9280]
2) [v.s. ...] m. abiding in water (kind of religious austerity), 9281
3) [v.s. ...] a kind of bulbous plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] n. = -moda, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) Jalavāsā (जलवासा):—[=jala-vāsā] [from jala-vāsa > jala] f. a kind of grass, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jalāvāsa (जलावास):—[jalā+vāsa] (saḥ) 1. m. A fish.
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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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
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