Madhurasa, aka: Madhurasā, Madhu-rasa; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Madhurasa (मधुरस) is another name (synonym) for Tāla, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Borassus flabellifer (doub palm). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.83), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Madhurasā (मधुरसा) is another name for Mūrvā, a medicinal plant identified with Marsdenia tenacissima from the Asclepiadoideae or “milkweed family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.19-21 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Madhurasā and Mūrvā, there are a total of twenty-eight Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
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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-English dictionary

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Madhurasa (मधुरस).—a. sweet-flavoured, sweet.

Madhurasa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhu and rasa (रस).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madhurasa (मधुरस).—m.

(-saḥ) 1. Sweetness, (in flavour.) 2. Sweetness, (in speech.) 3. The sugar-cane. 4. The palm-tree. f.

(-sā) 1. A shrub, (Sanseviera zeylanica.) 2. A plant, (Asclepias acida.) 3. Grapes. E. madhu wine or honey, and rasa juice, flavour.

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