Namaskari, Namaskārī: 3 definitions

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Namaskari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Namaskārī (नमस्कारी) is another name for Lajjālu, a medicinal plant identified with Mimosa pudica Linn. or “sensitive plant” from the Fabaceae or “legume” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.103-106 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Namaskārī and Lajjālu, there are a total of twenty-two Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Namaskari in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Namaskāri (ನಮಸ್ಕಾರಿ):—[noun] the small sensitive plant Mimosa pudica of Mimosaceae family; touch-me-not; humble plant.

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Namaskari in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Namaskari (நமஸ்கரி) [namaskarittal] 11 transitive verb < namas-kṛ. To bow, salute, reverence, worship, make obeisance to, adore; வணங்கு தல். [vanangu thal.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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