Navya, aka: Nāvya; 4 Definition(s)
Navya 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Nāvya (नाव्य) is another name for Punarnavā, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Boerhavia diffusa (spreading hogweed) from the Nyctaginaceae family. It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 4.117-119), which is a 13th-century medicinal thesaurus.Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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
nāvya (नाव्य).—a S Navigable. 2 Relating to a boat or nā0 paḍiyalī ||. vessel, naval.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nāvya (नाव्य).—a Navigable.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.
1) New, fresh, recent नवीननीरदश्यामं रक्तपङ्कजलोचनम् (navīnanīradaśyāmaṃ raktapaṅkajalocanam) Brav. P.2.16;3.36.
See also (synonyms): navīna.
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Nāvya (नाव्य).—a. [nāvā tāryaṃ nau-yat]
1) Accessible by a boat or ship, navigable (as a river &c.); नाव्याः सुप्रतरा नदीः (nāvyāḥ supratarā nadīḥ) R.4.31; नाव्यं पयः केचिदतारिषुर्भजैः (nāvyaṃ payaḥ kecidatāriṣurbhajaiḥ) Śi.12.76.
-vyam Newness, novelty.
-vyā Ved. A navigable river.Source: DDSA: The practical 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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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.3.56 < [Part 3 - Devotional Service in Ecstasy (bhāva-bhakti)]
Verse 2.1.117 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 7 - The Vaiśeṣika and Nyāya Literature < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
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Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)