Pravrishenya, Prāvṛṣeṇya: 11 definitions
Pravrishenya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
The Sanskrit term Prāvṛṣeṇya can be transliterated into English as Pravrsenya or Pravrishenya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
1) Prāvṛṣeṇyā (प्रावृषेण्या) is another name for Kapikacchu, a medicinal plant identified with Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or cowhage or cowitch) from the Fabaceae or “bean family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.50-53 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Prāvṛṣeṇyā and Kapikacchu, there are a total of twenty-six Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
2) Prāvṛṣeṇyā (प्रावृषेण्या) is also mentioned as a synonym for Raktapunarnavā, a medicinal plant identified with Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. or “red spiderling” from the Nyctaginaceae or “four o'clock” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.117-120. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Prāvṛṣeṇyā and Raktapunarnavā, there are a total of twenty-two 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Pravrishenya in India is the name of a plant defined with Boerhavia diffusa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Boerhavia diffusa var. mutabilis (R.Br.) Heimerl (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Mant. Pl. Altera (1771)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1832)
· Mus. Senckenberg.
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Pravrishenya, for example side effects, pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, chemical composition, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Produced in, relating to, the rainy season; सा किं शक्या जनयितुमिह प्रावृषेण्येन (sā kiṃ śakyā janayitumiha prāvṛṣeṇyena) ... वारिदेन (vāridena) Bv.1.3; 4.6; R.1.36; प्रावृषेण्यपयोवाहव्यूहस्तनित (prāvṛṣeṇyapayovāhavyūhastanita) ... Rām. champū.
2) Abundant, copious, much (lit. coming in showers).
3) To be paid in the rainy season (as a debt &c.).
-ṇyaḥ 1 The Kadamba tree.
2) The Kuṭaja tree.
-ṇyam Numerousness, abundance, plenty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇyaḥ-ṇyā-ṇyaṃ) 1. Produced in the rains. 2. Much abundant. m.
(-ṇyaḥ) 1. The Dhara-Kadama tree, (Nauclea cadamba.) 2. The Kutaja tree. E. prāvṛṣ the rains, and eṇya aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāvṛṣeṇya (प्रावृषेण्य).—i. e. prāvṛṣ + enya, I. adj. 1. Referring to the rainy season, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 56, 9; Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 1915 (a cloud). 2. Produced in the rains. 3. Much. Ii. m. The Kadamba tree.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāvṛṣeṇya (प्रावृषेण्य).—[adjective] = [preceding] adj.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prāvṛṣeṇya (प्रावृषेण्य):—[from prāvṛṣika > prā-vṛṣ] mfn. relating to the r° s°, [Kālidāsa; Bālarāmāyaṇa] (cf. [Pāṇini 4-3, 17])
2) [v.s. ...] coming in showers, abundant, much, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Nauclea Cadamba or Cordifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] Wrightia Antidysenterica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) Prāvṛṣeṇyā (प्रावृषेण्या):—[from prāvṛṣeṇya > prāvṛṣika > prā-vṛṣ] f. Mucuna Pruritus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] a species of Punar-navā with red flowers, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāvṛṣeṇya (प्रावृषेण्य):—(ṇyaṃ) 1. m. The Kadamba tree. a. Produced in the rains; much.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Prāvṛṣēṇya (ಪ್ರಾವೃಷೇಣ್ಯ):—[adjective] relating to rain or rainy season.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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