Mulakanda, Mula-kanda, Mūlakanda, Mūlakandā: 5 definitions

Introduction

Mulakanda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

Mūlakandā (मूलकन्दा):—One of the sixty-four Divyauṣadhi, which are powerful drugs for solidifying mercury (rasa), according to Rasaprakāśa-sudhākara (chapter 9).

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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Mulakanda in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

mūlakanda : (m.) a bulbous root.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Mūlakanda refers to: eatable tuber DhA. III, 130; IV, 78 (mūlaka°). See also kanda.

Note: mūlakanda is a Pali compound consisting of the words mūla and kanda.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Mulakanda in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

muḷakaṇḍa (मुळकंड).—n muḷakuṇḍī f (mūḷa & kanda) muḷakhaṇḍa n muḷa- khaṇḍī f (mūḷa & khaṇḍa) A root or a part of the root, a single ramification.

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

muḷakaṇḍa (मुळकंड).—n-kuṇḍī f-khaṇḍa n-khaṇḍī f A root or a part of it.

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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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