Kesar, Kesaṟ: 4 definitions
Kesar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Kesar [केसर] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Crocus sativus L. from the Iridaceae (Iris) family. For the possible medicinal usage of kesar, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
Kesar [केसर] in the Marathi language, ibid. previous identification.
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.
India history and geographySource: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales
Kesar refers to “Saffron”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Kesar in India is the name of a plant defined with Crocus sativus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Safran officinarum Medik. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Fl. Ital. (1860)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1840)
· Illustrations of the Botany of the Himalayan Mountains (1834)
· BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2004)
· Irid. Gen. (1827)
· Gard. Chron. (1879)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Kesar, for example pregnancy safety, extract dosage, health benefits, chemical composition, diet and recipes, side effects, 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
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kesaṟ (ಕೆಸಱ್):—[noun] = ಕೆಸರು [kesaru].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
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Search found 3 books and stories containing Kesar, Kesaṟ; (plurals include: Kesars, Kesaṟs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 37 - Bapu Bhalalo < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Chapter 2 - Sinh nu Dan < [Part 1 - Saurashtra ni Rashdhar]
Chapter 35 - Vikram and Khapro < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Śrī Kṛṣṇa-vijaya (by Śrī Gunaraja Khan)
Jainism and Patanjali Yoga (Comparative Study) (by Deepak bagadia)
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