Musali, Musalī, Mushali, Muśalī: 11 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: 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 and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes.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.
Languages of India and abroad
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.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Musalī (मुसली):—1. f. s.u. musala.
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Musalī (मुसली):—2. Adv. mit bhū zu einer Keule werden.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+1): Shahamusali, Musala, Sapheta Musali, Kali Musali, Musalibhu, Dvimusali, Musalamusali, Musli, Karalin, Alpapatra, Bhumitala, Tay, Avri, Talanka, Hemapushpa, K, Rasaushadhi, Pancamrita, Mula, Suvaha.
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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 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)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
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 Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 35 - Ruins of Dharmāraṇya Repaired < [Section 2 - Dharmāraṇya-khaṇḍa]
Viṣṇu-sahasranāma (Garland of a Thousand Epithets of Viṣṇu) < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 3 - Mercurial operations (1): Purification of Mercury (shodhana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Part 19 - Mercurial operations (17): Dyeing of mercury (ranjana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Part 18 - Mercurial operations (16): Incineration of mercury (bhasmikarana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]