Krishnapaka, Kṛṣṇapāka, Krishna-paka: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇapāka can be transliterated into English as Krsnapaka or Krishnapaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Kṛṣṇapāka (कृष्णपाक) refers to a food-preparation with meat, according to Someśvara’s Mānasollāsa (chapter 3), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Meat eating in India is as old as Ṛgvedic period. [...] Someśvara describes in detail the method of preparing a number of meat dishes like śuṇṭhaka, cakkālikā, kavacandi, puryāla, bhaḍitraka, kṛṣṇapāka, and kośali in the third chapter of his text Mānasollāsa.

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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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[«previous next»] — Krishnapaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛṣṇapāka (कृष्णपाक).—Name of a tree (Mar. karavaṃda).

Derivable forms: kṛṣṇapākaḥ (कृष्णपाकः).

Kṛṣṇapāka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and pāka (पाक).

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

Kṛṣṇapāka (कृष्णपाक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A tree bearing a small fruit, which when ripe, is of a black colour, commonly Carinda or karonda, (Carissa carondas) E. kṛṣṇa black and pāka what is ripe, from pac to ripen, to cook, and ghañ affix; also kṛṣṇaphala, and kṛṣṇapākaphala.

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

Kṛṣṇapāka (कृष्णपाक):—[=kṛṣṇa-pāka] [from kṛṣṇa] m. Carissa Carandas (bearing a small fruit which, when ripe, is of a black colour; commonly Karinda or Karonda), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kṛṣṇapāka (कृष्णपाक):—[kṛṣṇa-pāka] (kaḥ) 1. m. The karinda tree (Carissa carondas).

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Krishnapaka 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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