Paribhadra, aka: Pāribhadra; 5 Definition(s)


Paribhadra 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)

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Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र) is another name for Devadāru, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Cedrus deodara (Himalayan cedar), from the Pinaceae 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 12.28), which is a 13th-century medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—A territorial division of Śālmalidvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 9.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—m S A tree, the bitter nimba. 2 In Sanskrit. The name of other trees, the coral tree, and species of the pine.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

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Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—

1) The coral tree.

2) The Devadāru tree; Mb.1.125.3.

3) The Sarala tree.

4) The Nimba tree.

5) The Mandāra tree; also पारिभद्रक (pāribhadraka); Rām.4.1.8.

Derivable forms: pāribhadraḥ (पारिभद्रः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāribhadra (पारिभद्र).—m.

(-draḥ) 1. The coral tree, (Erythrina fulgens.) 2. The Nimba tree. 3. A sort of pine, (Pinus Devadaru.) 4. The Sarala, also a sort of pine, (P. longifolia.) E. pari completely, bhadra auspicious, aff. aṇ; also with kan added, pāribhadraka.

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