Patrika, aka: Patrikā, Pātrika; 6 Definition(s)


Patrika 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Patrikā (पत्रिका).—A medicinal plant.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 218. 31.
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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Patrikā (पत्रिका) refers to a type of food-preparation with wheat, according to the Mānasollāsa chapter III, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Wheat is mentioned in later Vedic saṃhitās. It can be observed that in Arthaśāstra, wheat occupied a more important place among the cereals and it being invariably mentioned with barley. Two varieties of wheat madhūlika and nāndimukhi have been mentioned by Suśruta in the list of inferior food grains. Mānasollāsa, the medieval period text refers to different wheat preparations such as sohala, pāhalikā, poḷikā (polikā), maṇḍaka and patrikā.

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

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patrikā (पत्रिका).—f (Abridged from janmapatrikā) The paper on which are recorded the year, lunar day, configuration of the planets &c. of a birth: also the tablet of the fortunes through life composed from these particulars. 2 The writing furnished by astrologers at marriages and thread-investitures, stating the auspicious periods &c. 3 In poetic or ornate style. An epistle.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

patrikā (पत्रिका).—f The paper on which are recor- ded the year, lunar day, configura- tion of the planets &c. of a birth An epistle.

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

Patrikā (पत्रिका).—

1) A leaf for writing upon.

2) A letter, document.

3) Mace (jātipatrī; Mar. jāyapatrī).

4) A kind of ear-ring.

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Pātrika (पात्रिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Measured out with any vessel or a measure called आढक (āḍhaka).

2) Fit, adequate, appropriate.

-kam, -kī A vessel, cup, dish; तस्मा इत्युपनीताय यक्षराट् पात्रिकामदात् (tasmā ityupanītāya yakṣarāṭ pātrikāmadāt) Bhāg.8.18.17.

-kā An alms-bowl.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Patrikā (पत्रिका).—f. () A leaf, a written leaf or page, a writing, a letter, &c. E. patra, and kan added, fem. form.

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Pātrika (पात्रिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Measured by a vessel, or the measure Patra, sown with it, preparing it, &c. 2. Fit, adequate, appropriate. n.

(-kaṃ) A vessel, a cup, a dish. E. pātra, and ṣṭhan aff.; also with gha aff. pātriya, and with yat, pātryā, &c.

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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