Jirna, aka: Jīrṇā, Jīrṇa; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Jirna in Ayurveda glossaries]

Jīrṇā (जीर्णा) is another name for Jīrṇadāru, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Argyreia nervosa (Hawaiian baby woodrose), from the Convolvulaceae family. It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 3.117), which is a 13th-century 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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[Jirna in Jainism glossaries]

Jīrṇa (जीर्ण) is the name of a garden visited by Mahāvīra during his thirteenth year of spiritual-exertion.—In the middle of the 13th year on the tenth day of the bright fortnight of Vaiśākha month in the afternoon, the Lord was in meditation under a Śala tree in the Jīrṇa garden by the banks of the river Jṛmbhikā outside the village Jṛmbhikā. At that time, ascending the accelerated path of annihilating the obscuring karmas (kṣapakaśreṇī) with a fast without water and in the second stage of pure (Śukla) meditation; the Lord destroyed the four obscuring karmas, namely, deluding, intuition obscuring, knowledge obscuring and interference producing under Uttarāphālgunī constellation, and achieve pure intuition and pure knowledge i.e. became an Arhanta and omniscient.

(Source): HereNow4u: Lord Śrī Mahāvīra
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Jirna in Marathi glossaries]

jīrṇa (जीर्ण).—a (S) Old and wasted; infirm or decayed; worn out--an animal or a thing. 2 Digested--food.

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jīrṇa (जीर्ण) [or जीर्णज्वर, jīrṇajvara].—m S A slow and continual fever; a hectic fever.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jīrṇa (जीर्ण).—a Old and wasted, worn out. Digested–food.

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jīrṇa (जीर्ण).—m A hectic fever.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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