Klama, Klamā: 15 definitions


Klama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Klamā (क्लमा).—A chief R. of Plakṣadvīpa.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 11.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Dietetics and Culinary Art (such as household cooking)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Klama (क्लम) refers to “weariness” according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Accordingly, the dietetic effect klama-hara (removing weariness)  is associated with the following conditions: Food-utensils made of Kumudapatra (white water-lilly leaf), Raktotpalapatra (red lotus leaf) and Utpalapatra (blue lotus leaf).

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Klama (क्लम) refers to “weariness”, mentioned in verse 1.2 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “by the stoppage of the downward wind (are caused) visceral induration, secretory stasis, pain, weariness [viz., klama], retention of wind, urine, and feces, impairment of vision and digestion, and heart-disease”.

Note: Klama (“weariness”) has been turned pleonastically sñom lci (“dull weariness”). At the end of the stanza, ’gyur (“are caused”) has been added as predicate.

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

1) Klama (क्लम):—Exhaustion with out exertion or Feeling of weakness in heart.

2) [klamaṃ] It is a symptom produced in animate type of poisoning which means mental exhaustion (fatigue).

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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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Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

Source: archive.org: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Klama (क्लम) refers to “fatigue” (i.e., in need of refreshment), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, [while discussing the conclision of hawking]: “[...] After [listening to music] [the king] should take his bath and anoint his person with sandal, etc. Then, wearing bright apparel and a pearl necklace and garlands of flower, he should repeat his daily prayers. He should then refresh himself (hata-klama) with a glass of sherbet of sugar as white as the belly of a goose. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Klama (क्लम).—Fatigue, languor, exhaustion; विनोदितदिनक्लमाः कृतरुचश्च जाम्बूनदैः (vinoditadinaklamāḥ kṛtarucaśca jāmbūnadaiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 4.66; Manusmṛti 7.151; Ś.3.2.

Derivable forms: klamaḥ (क्लमः).

See also (synonyms): klamatha, klamathu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Klama (क्लम).—m.

(-maḥ) Fatigue, weariness, exhaustion. E. klam to be weary, affix ghañ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Klama (क्लम).—[klam + a], m. 1. Fatigue, [Arjunasamāgama] 4, 47. 2. Languor, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 49, 10.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Klama (क्लम).—[masculine] fatigue, weariness.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Klama (क्लम):—[from klam] m. fatigue, exhaustion, languor, weariness, [Mahābhārata; Śakuntalā iii, 18; Suśruta; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc. [Manu-smṛti] etc.; f(ā). , [Mahābhārata; Nalopākhyāna])

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Klama (क्लम):—(maḥ) 1. m. Fatigue.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Klama (क्लम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kama, Kilāma.

[Sanskrit to German]

Klama in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Klama (ಕ್ಲಮ):—[noun] physical or mental exhaustion; weariness; fatigue.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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