Pida, Piḍā: 19 definitions
Pida means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)
Pīḍā (पीडा) refers to “impurities (of planets)” [?], according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 3), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If at rising and setting the sun should be hid by clouds of the shape of implements of war, he will bring on strife; if these clouds should appear like a deer, a buffalo, a bird, an ass or a young camel, mankind will be afflicted with fears. The planets, when subjected to the hot rays of the sun are freed from their impurities [i.e., pīḍā] just as gold is purified by the action of the fire”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Pīḍā (पीडा) refers to the “damage (of crops)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rainmaking, weather control and prescriptions for the use of specially empowered pesticides to eliminate crop damage.—The Vajratuṇḍa-samayakalparāja consists of six chapters, e.g., (1) nāgahṛdayasya sasyapīḍākalpa—“The Nāga Heart[-mantra] Ritual Manual for Crop Damage”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
India history and geography
Piḍā.—(Chamba), a grain measure; also spelt piṭha, peḍā, pyoḍā. Note: piḍā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)
Pida in Congo is the name of a plant defined with Vernonia amygdalina in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. ex Walp. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1998)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, Publie par la Société Philomatique de Paris (1817)
· Repertorium Botanices Systematicae. (1843)
· Opera Botanica (1993)
· Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1899)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Pida, for example chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
piḍā (पिडा).—f (Properly pīḍā S q. v.) Pain, affliction &c.
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piḍā (पिडा).—m W piḍhā m R The stock or lower portion of a branch of the Cocoanut.
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pīḍā (पीडा).—f (S) Pain, anguish, torment: also trouble, vexation, affliction, distress. 2 A pest, plague, bore; a troublesome person, business, event, thing. 3 By eminence. Demoniac possession,Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
piḍā (पिडा).—f Pain, affliction.
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pīḍā (पीडा).—f Pain, torment; trouble, distress. A pest, plague. A troublesome person or business. Demoniac possession.
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.
Pīḍā (पीडा).—[pīḍ bhāve bhidā° aṅ] Pain, trouble, suffering, annoyance, molestation, agony; आश्रमपीडा (āśramapīḍā) R.1.37 'disturbance', 71; मदन°, दारिद्र्य° (madana°, dāridrya°) &c.
2) Injury, damage, harm; मूढग्राहेणात्मनो यत् पीडया क्रियते तपः (mūḍhagrāheṇātmano yat pīḍayā kriyate tapaḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 17. 19; Manusmṛti 7.169.
3) Devastation, laying waste.
4) Violation, infringement.
6) Pity, compassion.
8) A chaplet, garland for the head.
9) The Sarala tree.
1) A basket.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ḍā) 1. Pain, anguish, suffering. 2. Compassion, charity, pity. 3. Devastation, laying waste. 4. A chaplet, a garland for the head. 5. The Saral tree, (Pinus longifolia.) 6. Infraction, violation. 7. Damage, injury. E. pīḍ to pain, aṅ and ṭāp affs.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pīḍā (पीडा).—[pīḍ + ā], f. 1. Pain, anguish, suffering, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 753. 2. Infraction, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Pīḍā (पीडा).—[feminine] pain, ache, harm, wrong.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pīḍa (पीड):—[from pīḍ] m. n. in tila-p, triṇa-p.
2) Pīḍā (पीडा):—[from pīḍ] f. pain, suffering, annoyance, harm, injury, violation, damage (ḍayā ind. with pain id est. unwillingly), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] devastation (cf. pīḍana), [Horace H. Wilson]
4) [v.s. ...] restriction, limitation, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]
5) [v.s. ...] obscuration, eclipse (of a planet cf. graha-p), [Varāha-mihira]
6) [v.s. ...] pity, compassion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] a chaplet or garland for the head, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. āpīḍa)
8) [v.s. ...] Pinus Longifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) [v.s. ...] a basket, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
10) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for pīṭha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pīḍā (पीडा):—(ḍā) 1. f. Pain; pity; devastation; chaplet; Pinus longifolia.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Pīḍa (पीड) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Piṭṭa, Piḍḍa, Pīḍa, Pīḍā, Pīla, Pella.
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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.
Pīḍā (पीडा):—(nf) pain, ache, aching; anguish; agony, suffering; ~[kara] painsgiving, tormenting, troublesome; causing agony/anguish; ~[nāśaka/hara] pain-relieving, paregoric.
1) Piḍa (पिड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Piṭa.
2) Pīḍa (पीड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pīḍa.
3) Pīḍā (पीडा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pīḍā.
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.
Pīḍa (ಪೀಡ):—[noun] the tree Pinus deodara of Pinaceae family; fountain tree.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+34): Pidaamaari, Pidabhaj, Pidadhat, Pidaga, Pidagai, Pidagaragam, Pidagattam, Pidagriha, Pidahana, Pidahati, Pidahi, Pidahita, Pidahitva, Pidaka, Pidakala, Pidakalpa, Pidakara, Pidakarana, Pidakavant, Pidakavat.
Ends with (+97): Acalypha hispida, Ajitapida, Akshapida, Ambrosia hispida, Anangapida, Angapida, Apapida, Apida, Aralia hispida, Argemone hispida, Arundinella hispida, Asahyapida, Avapida, Avimuktapida, Barhapida, Bashpotpida, Benincasa hispida, Bhujapida, Bhutapida, Blighia sapida.
Full-text (+110): Pitta, Pidda, Pella, Apida, Avapida, Tilapida, Akshapida, Trinapida, Grahapida, Pidakarana, Pidakara, Shirahpida, Pranipida, Asahyapida, Tarapida, Sampida, Sarva-pida-vivarjita, Parihrita-sarva-pida, Sarva-pida-varjita, Candrapida.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.19.134 < [Chapter 19 - The Lord’s Pastimes in Advaita’s House]
Verse 2.5.140-141 < [Chapter 5 - Lord Nityānanda’s Vyāsa-pūjā Ceremony and His Darśana of the Lord’s Six-armed Form]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 7.169 < [Section XII - Daily Routine of Work]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.4.91 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 1 < [Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana (Rātri-līlā–prema-bhajana sambhoga)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.98-99 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]