Musali, Musalī, Mushali, Muśalī: 17 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Muśalī can be transliterated into English as Musali or Mushali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Musli.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
Musalī (मुसली):—One of the sixty-eight Rasauṣadhi, very powerful drugs known to be useful in alchemical processes related to mercury (rasa), according to Rasaprakāśa-sudhākara (chapter 9).
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Musali in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Asparagus adscendens Roxb. from the Asparagaceae (Asparagus) family having the following synonyms: Asparagus satawur, Asparagopsis adscendens. For the possible medicinal usage of musali, 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.Source: archive.org: Science And Technology In Medievel India (Ayurveda)
Musalī (मुसली) or Musalīkalpa refers to Kalpa (medicinal preparation) described in the Auṣadhikalpa, as mentioned in A. Rahman’s Science and Technology in Medievel India: A bibliography of source materials in Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian.—Ancient and medieval India produced a wide range of scientific manuscripts and major contributions lie in the field of medicine, astronomy and mathematics, besides covering encyclopedic glossaries and technical dictionaries.—The Auṣadhikalpa is a medical work of the type of Materia Medica giving twenty-six medical preparations [e.g., Musalī-kalpa] to be used as patent medicines against various diseases.Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Musalī (मुसली) refers to the medicinal plant known as “Curculigo orchioides Gaertn.” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning musalī] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
musalī : (adj.) with a pestle in hand.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
musaḷī (मुसळी).—f P A violent rush and push (as through a crowd). v māra, dē.
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musaḷī (मुसळी).—f (musalī S) A medicinal root and plant, Curculigo orchioides or brevifolia. Grah. It is disting. into saphēta & kāḷī.
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musaḷī (मुसळी).—f R (Dim. of musaḷa) A small pestle (for pounding rice &c.)Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
musaḷī (मुसळी).—f A small pestle.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Muśalī (मुशली).—A small houselizard.
See also (synonyms): musalī.
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1) Salvinia Cucullata (Mar. uṃdīrakānī ?).
2) A house-lizard.
3) An alligator.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Muśalī (मुशली).—f. (-lī) A small house-lizard: see muṣalī; also with kan added muśalikā f. (-kā) .
Muśalī can also be spelled as Musalī (मुसली).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Musalī (मुसली):—[from musala > mus] f. Curculigo Orchioides, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] Salvinia Cucullata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] a house-lizard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] an alligator, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Muśalī (मुशली):—(lī) 3. f. A small house lizard.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Mūsalī (मूसली) [Also spelled musli]:—(nf) a small pestle; a medicinal plant, its root.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Musali (मुसलि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Musalin.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Muśali (ಮುಶಲಿ):—[noun] Balarāma, an elder brother of Křṣṇa, who uses pestle or mace-like weapon.
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1) [noun] the house lizard.
2) [noun] the plant Curculigo orchiodes of Zingiberaceae family;(?).
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1) [noun] = ಮುಸಲಧರ [musaladhara].
2) [noun] a Northern constellation in the Milky Way, between Cygnus and Andromeda; the Lacerta.
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1) [noun] the house lizard.
2) [noun] a large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; a crocodile.
3) [noun] any of various lizards of Chamaeleontidae family with an angular head, prehensile tail, eyes that move independently of each other, the ability to change skin colour rapidly, and a long, agile tongue for catching prey; a chameleon.
4) [noun] the plant Curculigo orchiodes of Zingiberaceae family(?).
5) [noun] a male horse lacking normal function of reproduction or a castrated horse.
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Musali (ಮುಸಲಿ):—[noun] = ಮುಸಲ [musala]1 - 6.
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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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 8.12.4 < [Chapter 12 - The Prayer and Armor of Lord Balarāma]
Verse 8.13.7 < [Chapter 13 - A Thousand Names of Lord Balarāma]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Treatment for fever (143): Maharaja rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Treatment for fever (70): Mahamrityunjaya rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Treatment for fever (26): Trailokya-mohana rasa < [Chapter II - Fever (jvara)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 7 - Extraction of essence of mica < [Chapter I - Uparasa (1): Abhra or Abhraka (mica)]
Part 4 - Process for creation of Dhanya-abhra (paddy mica) < [Chapter I - Uparasa (1): Abhra or Abhraka (mica)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXCVII - Preparations of medicinal oils and Ghritas < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CCV - Various other medicinal Recipes (continued) < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
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