Pitatandula, Pītataṇḍulā, Pita-tandula: 2 definitions
Pitatandula 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Pītataṇḍulā (पीततण्डुला) is another name for Sarpatanu, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.26-27 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Pītataṇḍulā and Sarpatanu, there are a total of five Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pītataṇḍula (पीततण्डुल):—[=pīta-taṇḍula] [from pīta] m. Panicum Italicum, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]
2) Pītataṇḍulā (पीततण्डुला):—[=pīta-taṇḍulā] [from pīta-taṇḍula > pīta] f. idem (also likā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] a species of Solanum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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