Patradhya, Patrāḍhya, Patra-adhya: 3 definitions



Patradhya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Patrāḍhya (पत्राढ्य) refers to the “peacock” and is a type of meat according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—The meats of [viz., tittiri (partridge)] cooked in the fire of castor plant or in castor oil will instantaneously lead to death.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Patradhya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Patrāḍhya (पत्राढ्य).—the root of long pepper.

Derivable forms: patrāḍhyam (पत्राढ्यम्).

Patrāḍhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms patra and āḍhya (आढ्य).

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

Patrāḍhya (पत्राढ्य).—n.

(-ḍhyaṃ) 1. The root of a long pepper. 2. A kind of grass.

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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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