Madhurangi, Madhuramgi: 3 definitions


Madhurangi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Madhurangi in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Madhurangi [ಮಧುರಂಗಿ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Lawsonia inermis L. from the Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle) family. For the possible medicinal usage of madhurangi, 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.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Triveni: Journal (history)

Madhurangi is the name of a Poetess mentioned in the Rajasekhara-charita.—The classical Sanskrit and Prakrit literature has distinguished itself by the contribution of women [viz., Madhurangi] with an extraordinarily high calibre and simultaneously by their occupying a very significant position in the society of the day. The literature also distinguishes itself by immortalizing brave women. Women also were well-versed in the arts and possessed scholarship. [...] The Rajasekhara-charita mentions poetesses [viz., Madhurangi, etc.].

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Madhurangi in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Madhuraṃgi (ಮಧುರಂಗಿ):—[noun] the plant Lawsonia intermis ( = L. alba) of Lythraceae family, from the leaves of which a dye is extracted; henna.

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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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