Niryasa, Niryāsa: 8 definitions

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Niryasa 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Niryāsa (निर्यास, “juice”) is another name for Svarasa, a Sanskrit technical term appearing in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva..—Niryāsa is a synonym of Svarasa (“juice”).—The juice expressed out of a drug, as soon as it is plucked, by mechanical pressure is svarasa. When the essence is not easily got, i.e. in the case of hard drugs, special methods like boiling over fire, steam boiling, heating with mud bolus etc are used.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

niryāsa (निर्यास).—m S Sap, juice, gum &c., any natural exudation. Ex. of comp. khadira-guggula-dhātrī-pippala-bada- rī-babbula-vṛkṣa-śigruka-sarala-sarjja-niryāsa. 2 Extract, decoction, infusion.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

niryāsa (निर्यास).—n Sap, juice. Extract.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niryāsa (निर्यास).—

1) Exudation of trees or plants, gum, juice, resin; शालनिर्यासगन्धिभिः (śālaniryāsagandhibhiḥ) R.1.38; Ms.5.6.

2) Extract, infusion, decoction; अवकिरति नितान्तं कान्ति- निर्यासमब्दस्रुतनवजलपाण्डुं पुण्डरीकोदरेषु (avakirati nitāntaṃ kānti- niryāsamabdasrutanavajalapāṇḍuṃ puṇḍarīkodareṣu) Śi.11.62.

3) Any thick fluid substance.

Derivable forms: niryāsaḥ (निर्यासः), niryāsam (निर्यासम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niryāsa (निर्यास).—m.

(-saḥ) 1. Extract, decoction, infusion. 2. Any natural exudation of a plant, as gum, milk, extract, &c. 3. Any thick fluid substance. E. nir forth or out, yas to endeavour, affix ghañ; it is also read niryāsa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niryāsa (निर्यास).—i. e. nis-yas + a, m. (and n.). 1. Exudations of trees, gum, resin, etc., [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 6. 2. Exudation, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 4747.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niryāsa (निर्यास).—[masculine] exudation of trees, juice, resin, milk, etc.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Niryāsa (निर्यास):—[=nir-yāsa] m. (n. [gana] ardharcādi; √yas) exudation of trees or plants, juice, resin, milk (ifc. f(ā). ), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Suśruta] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] any thick fluid substance, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] extract, decoction, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (also syā f., [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra [Scholiast or Commentator]])

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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. 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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