Kshiravari, Kṣīravāri, Kshira-vari: 5 definitions



Kshiravari 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣīravāri can be transliterated into English as Ksiravari or Kshiravari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Kshiravari in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Kṣīravāri (क्षीरवारि) refers to “milk with water” and is mentioned in a list of remedies for indigestion in 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.—A complete section in Bhojanakutūhala is devoted for the description of agents that cause indigestion [viz., taṇḍula (rice grains)]. These agents consumed on a large scale can cause indigestion for certain people. The remedies [viz., kṣīravāri (milk with water)] for these types of indigestions are also explained therewith.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṣīravāri (क्षीरवारि).—the sea of milk; गत्वा च क्षीरवारिधिम् (gatvā ca kṣīravāridhim) Ks.22.188.

Derivable forms: kṣīravāriḥ (क्षीरवारिः).

Kṣīravāri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣīra and vāri (वारि). See also (synonyms): kṣīravāridhi.

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

Kṣīravāri (क्षीरवारि):—[=kṣīra-vāri] [from kṣīra] m. = -dhi, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Kshiravari 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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