Nahi, aka: Nāhī; 5 Definition(s)
Nahi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)
Nāhī (नाही):—One of the sixty-eight Siddhauṣadhi, as per Rasaśāstra texts (rasa literature). These drugs give siddhi (success) in mercurial operations. Even so, they are more powerful than rasa (mercury) itself. These may perform all the kāryas (‘effects’) and grant dehasiddhi (‘perfection of body’) and lohasiddhi (‘transmutation of base metals’) both.Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
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.
Languages of India and abroad
nahī (नही).—f (Or naī) A river. Pr. ikaḍē nahī tikaḍē vahī.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nahī (नही).—f (Or naī) A river. Pr. ikaḍē nahī tikaḍē vahī.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Nahi (नहि).—ind. Surely or certainly not, by no means, not at all; आशंसा नहि नः प्रेते जीवेम दशमूर्धनि (āśaṃsā nahi naḥ prete jīvema daśamūrdhani) Bk.19.5.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nahi (नहि).—ind. No, not. E. ṇah to bind or tie, affix in .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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Śrī Kṛṣṇa-vijaya (by Śrī Gunaraja Khan)
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 1394 < [Chapter 18 - Inference]
Verse 1083 < [Chapter 16 - Examination of the Import of Words]
Verse 2003 < [Chapter 23 - External World]
Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 12 - Changing the surrounding ground into diamond < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]