Kashtam, Kaṣṭam, Kāṣṭam: 2 definitions
Kashtam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology, Tamil. 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)
Kashtam in India is the name of a plant defined with Saussurea costus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aucklandia lappa Decne. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Iconographia Cormophytorum Sinicorum (6700)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of (1845)
· Botanicheskii Zhurnal (1964)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Phytomedicine (2002)
· Archives de Botanique (1833)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Kashtam, for example chemical composition, health benefits, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, side effects, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kaṣṭam (कष्टम्):—[from kaṣṭa] ind. an exclamation of grief or sorrow
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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Search found 7 books and stories containing Kashtam, Kaṣṭam, Kastam, Kāṣṭam; (plurals include: Kashtams, Kaṣṭams, Kastams, Kāṣṭams). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 5.17.36 < [Chapter 17 - The Gopis Describe Their Remembrance of Sri Krsna]
Verse 5.14.23 < [Chapter 14 - The Meeting of King Nanda and Uddhava]
Sahitya-kaumudi by Baladeva Vidyabhushana (by Gaurapada Dāsa)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Hanuman Nataka (critical study) (by Nurima Yeasmin)
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 19 - Pṛthu’s Horse-sacrifices and Conflict with Indra < [Book 4 - Fourth Skandha]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)