Krishnasara, Kṛṣṇasāra, Krishnashara, Kṛṣṇaśāra, Krishna-shara, Krishna-sara: 13 definitions

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The Sanskrit terms Kṛṣṇasāra and Kṛṣṇaśāra can be transliterated into English as Krsnasara or Krishnasara or Krishnashara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Prācyā: Animals and animal products as reflected in Smṛti texts

Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार) refers to the animal “Black buck” (Antelope cervacapra).—The Smṛtis mention several domestic as well as wild animals that are enumerated in context of specifying expiation for killing them, the flesh being used as a dietary article to give satisfaction to the Manes (Pitṛs) in Śrāddha rites, the law of transmigration due to various sins committed as well as in the context of specifying gifts to be given on various occasions. These animals [viz., Kṛṣṇasāra] are chiefly mentioned in the Manusmṛti, Parāśarasmṛti [Chap.6], Gautamasmṛti [17.2 and 15.1], Śātātapasmṛti [II.45-54], Uśānasmṛti [IX.7-9; IX.12-13], Yājñavalkyasmṛti [I.170-171; I.175; I.258- 260], Viṣṇusmṛti [51.3;51.6;51.26;51.33;80.3-14], Uttarāṅgirasasmṛti [X.15-17], Prajāpatismṛti [Śrāddhatyājyavastuvarṇanam. 138-143], 9 Kāśyapasmṛti [Section on Prāyaścittavarṇanam], Vṛddha Hārītasmṛti [6.253-255] and Kātyāyanasmṛti [27.11].

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार) refers to the Black buck (Anlelope cervacapra), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Krishnasara in India is the name of a plant defined with Dalbergia sissoo in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Dalbergia sissoo Roxb., nom. illeg. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1825)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1981)
· Applied Entomology and Zoology (2008)
· The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica (1756)

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार).—m The black antelope.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛṣṇaśāra (कृष्णशार).—the spotted antelope; कृष्णसारे ददच्चक्षुस्त्वयि चाधिज्यकार्मुके (kṛṣṇasāre dadaccakṣustvayi cādhijyakārmuke) Ś.1.6; V.4.31; पीयूषभानाविव कृष्णसारः (pīyūṣabhānāviva kṛṣṇasāraḥ) Rām. Ch.1.3.

Derivable forms: kṛṣṇaśāraḥ (कृष्णशारः).

Kṛṣṇaśāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and śāra (शार). See also (synonyms): kṛṣṇasāra, kṛṣṇasāraṅga.

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Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार).—the spotted antelope; कृष्णसारे ददच्चक्षुस्त्वयि चाधिज्यकार्मुके (kṛṣṇasāre dadaccakṣustvayi cādhijyakārmuke) Ś.1.6; V.4.31; पीयूषभानाविव कृष्णसारः (pīyūṣabhānāviva kṛṣṇasāraḥ) Rām. Ch.1.3.

Derivable forms: kṛṣṇasāraḥ (कृष्णसारः).

Kṛṣṇasāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and sāra (सार). See also (synonyms): kṛṣṇaśāra, kṛṣṇasāraṅga.

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

Kṛṣṇaśāra (कृष्णशार).—m.

(-raḥ) The black antelope: see kṛṣṇasāra.

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Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार).—mf.

(-raḥ-rā) A timber tree, Sisu, (Dalbergia Sisu, Rox.) m.

(-raḥ) 1. The black antelope. 2. Khayar, (Mimosa catechu.) 3. A thorny plant, (Euphorbia tirucalli, &c.) E. kṛṣṇa black, and sāra essence.

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

Kṛṣṇaśāra (कृष्णशार).—adj. blue-black, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 48, read -śāra (Sch.).

Kṛṣṇaśāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and śāra (शार).

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Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार).—(cf. śāra), I. adj. of a blue-black colour, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 32, 47. Ii. m. 1. the black-pied antelope, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 23; [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 120. 2. the name of several plants.

Kṛṣṇasāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and sāra (सार).

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

Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार).—[feminine] ī essentially black, spotted black; [masculine] (±mṛga) the spotted antelope.

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

1) Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार):—[=kṛṣṇa-sāra] [from kṛṣṇa] mf(ī)n. chiefly black, black and white (as the eye), spotted black, [Nalopākhyāna; Rāmāyaṇa; Vikramorvaśī; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. (with or without mṛga) the spotted antelope, [Manu-smṛti ii, 23; Śakuntalā; Meghadūta] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] Dalbergia Sissoo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Euphorbia antiquorum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Acacia Catechu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Kṛṣṇasārā (कृष्णसारा):—[=kṛṣṇa-sārā] [from kṛṣṇa-sāra > kṛṣṇa] f. Dalbergia Sissoo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] Euphorbia antiquorum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] the eyeball, [Nyāya]

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

1) Kṛṣṇaśāra (कृष्णशार):—[kṛṣṇa-śāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Vide kṛṣṇasāra.

2) Kṛṣṇasāra (कृष्णसार):—[kṛṣṇa-sāra] (raḥ) 1. m. The black antelope; a plant; a timber tree.

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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

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṛṣṇasāra (ಕೃಷ್ಣಸಾರ):—

1) [noun] the black, spotted, long-horned Indian antelope, Antilope cervicapra; black buck.

2) [noun] the supremacy, greatness, influence or mystical power of Křṣṇa.

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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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