Pankeruha, Paṅkeruha, Pamkeruha: 12 definitions

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Pankeruha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Paṅkeruha (पङ्केरुह) refers to “lotuses”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.22. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] On the top of the mountain near the city of Himālaya (śailarājapura), Śiva sported about for a long time in the company of Satī. [...] It shone with grassy plains and plenty of trees. There were various flowers in abundance. It had many lakes. The boughs of the full-blown and blossomed (praphulla) trees (taru) were surrounded by humming bees. Lotuses (paṅkeruha) and blue lilies were in full bloom”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Pankeruha in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. from the Nelumbonaceae (Lotus) family having the following synonyms: Nelumbium speciosum. For the possible medicinal usage of pankeruha, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pankeruha in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

paṅkeruha : (nt.) a lotus; that is risen from the mud.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pankeruha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paṅkeruha (पङ्केरुह).—i. e. paṅka + i -ruh + a, m. A lotus flower, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 7, 15, 61.

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

Paṅkeruha (पङ्केरुह).—[neuter] = paṅkaja.

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

1) Paṅkeruha (पङ्केरुह):—[=paṅke-ruha] [from paṅke > paṅka] n. idem, [Dhūrtasamāgama; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. the Indian crane, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Paṅkeruha (पङ्केरुह):—[paṅke-ruha] (haṃ) 1. n. Idem.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Paṅkeruha (पङ्केरुह) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Paṃkeruha.

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Pankeruha in German

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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 (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.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pankeruha in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Paṃkeruha (पंकेरुह) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Paṅkeruha.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Paṃkēruha (ಪಂಕೇರುಹ):—[noun] = ಪಂಕಜ - [pamkaja -] 1 & 2.

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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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