Kadambaka, Kādambaka: 7 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Kadambaka (कदम्बक) is another name (synonym) for Dhārākadamba: one of the three varieties of Kadamba, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Neolamarckia cadamba (burflower-tree). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.97), which is an Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kādambaka, made of Kadamba wood; also °ya for °ka; both at J. V, 320. (Page 203)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kadambaka (कदम्बक).—[kad karaṇe ambac Tv.]
1) A kind of tree (Stephegyne Parviflora Korth] (said to put forth buds at the roaring of thunder-clouds); कतिपयकुसुमोद्गमः कदम्बः (katipayakusumodgamaḥ kadambaḥ) U.3.2,42; Māl.3.7; Me.25; R.12.99; मुक्त्वा कदम्ब-कुटजार्जुन-सर्ज-नीपान् (muktvā kadamba-kuṭajārjuna-sarja-nīpān) Ṛs.3.13. The tree is common throughout India except in Konkan. Its fruit is hard and inedible.
2) A kind of grass.
4) The mustard-seed plant.
5) A particular mineral substance.
7) Fragrance; cf. कदम्बः पुंसि नीपे स्यात्तिनिशे वरुणद्रुमे । धूल्यां समूहे गन्धे च (kadambaḥ puṃsi nīpe syāttiniśe varuṇadrume | dhūlyāṃ samūhe gandhe ca) ... Nm.
-mbī Name of a plant (devadālī). Ś.6; U.5.18.
-mbam A multitude.
-kam 1 A multitude, group; छायाबद्धकदम्बकं मृगकुलं रोमन्थमभ्य- स्यतु (chāyābaddhakadambakaṃ mṛgakulaṃ romanthamabhya- syatu) Ś.2.6.
2) The flower of the Kadamba tree; पृथुकदम्बकदम्बकराजितम् (pṛthukadambakadambakarājitam) Ki.5.9.
3) A kind of grass (devatāḍa).
Derivable forms: kadambakaḥ (कदम्बकः).
See also (synonyms): kadamba.
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Kādambaka (कादम्बक).—An arrow.
Derivable forms: kādambakaḥ (कादम्बकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kaṃ) See the preceding.
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(-kaḥ) An arrow. E. kan added to the preceding.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kadambaka (कदम्बक):—[from kad] m. Nauclea Cadamba, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
2) [v.s. ...] Sinapis Dichotoma, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Curcuma Aromatica
4) [from kad] n. multitude, troop, herd, [Śakuntalā; Kirātārjunīya; Śiśupāla-vadha]
5) Kādambaka (कादम्बक):—[from kādamba] m. an arrow, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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