Pattra, Pāttra: 6 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Pattra (पत्त्र) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to a “leaf” or a “feather”, or in a different context, refers to the “wing of a bird”, or to any ‘vehicle’, ‘chariot’, ‘car’, ‘horse’ etc.. It is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita or the Carakasaṃhita.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pāttra (पात्त्र).—a. Releasing from sins; सर्वेषामेव पात्त्राणां परं पात्त्रं महेश्वरः (sarveṣāmeva pāttrāṇāṃ paraṃ pāttraṃ maheśvaraḥ) Nandī P.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ttraṃ) Any vehicle or means of conveyance. E. pat to go, ṣṭran aff.; also patra.
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Pattra (पत्त्र) or Patra.—n.
(-traṃ) 1. A leaf. 2. A vehicle in general; as a car, a horse, a camel, &c. 3. The wing of a bird. 4. The feather of an arrow. 5. The leaf of the Laurus cassia. 6. The leaf of a book. 7. Gold leaf, &c. any thin sheet or plate of metal. 8. A letter. 9. The blade of a weapon. 10. Painting the person as a decoration. 11. A knife, a dagger. 12. The leaf of a flower. nf. (-traṃ-trī) A letter, any written document or address. E. pat to go, ṣṭran aff. and one ta rejected; also sometimes pattra .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pattra (पत्त्र).—[neuter] wing, feather (also on the arrow), any vehicle as chariot, cart, horse etc.; the leaf of a tree or a leaf for writing on, paper, a letter or any written document; a thin plate of metal, blade.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+27): Pattrabala, Pattrabandha, Pattrabhadra, Pattrabhanga, Pattracarika, Pattraccheda, Pattracchedabhakti, Pattracharika, Pattrachedaka, Pattrachhedaka, Pattragupta, Pattrahara, Pattrahasta, Pattraka, Pattrakricchra, Pattrala, Pattralata, Pattralavana, Pattralekha, Pattralu.
Ends with (+95): Abhiyogapattra, Ajinapattra, Ajnapattra, Alpapattra, Amalakipattra, Apattra, Arkapattra, Asambhavapattra, Asipattra, Avachedakapattra, Ayugmapattra, Bahupattra, Balapattra, Banikpattra, Bhurjapattra, Bilvapattra, Cakrashatapattra, Cancupattra, Chakrashatapattra, Dhatripattra.
Full-text (+179): Karapattrika, Pattrapushpa, Pattraratheshvara, Pattranamaka, Pattrapali, Pattracarika, Pattravaja, Pattrashakatrina, Sarapattraka, Pattrayauvana, Pattraccheda, Pattracchedabhakti, Shivapattramuhurtaprakarana, Pattraveshta, Pattramulaka, Pattrahasta, Jivapattrapracayika, Amalakipattraphala, Bilvapattramaya, Pushkarapattranetra.
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The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
Part 6 - Caste system and occupations (found in the Śrīkaṇṭhacarita) < [Chapter IV - Socio-cultural study of the Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Act 7.4: Description of celestial flowers (divypuṣpa) < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]
The Cūḷamāluṅkya-sutta < [Chapter XXV - Patience Toward the Dharma]
Act 1.7: Explanation of the parable ‘as numerous as the sands of the Ganges’ < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 9 - Works of Vallabha and his Disciples < [Chapter XXXI - The Philosophy of Vallabha]