Pupalika, Pūpālikā: 6 definitions


Pupalika 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Pūpalika (पूपलिक):—Kind of sweet cake fried in ghee or oil. One should kind the flour mix it up with sugar candey and fry it with ghee mildly, after which it becomes solid and round.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūpālikā (पूपालिका).—A sort of sweet cake.

See also (synonyms): pūpalā, pūpalī, pūlikā, pūpikā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pūpālika (पूपालिक).—i. e. pūpa + āla + ika, m., and f. , A cake, [Suśruta] 2, 511, 14; 155, 7.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pūpalikā (पूपलिका):—[from pūpa] ([Caraka]), f. a kind of sweet cake fried with ghee or oil, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Pūpālika (पूपालिक):—[from pūpa] m. ([Suśruta]) idem

3) Pūpālikā (पूपालिका):—[from pūpa] ([ib.]) f. idem

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Pupalika in German

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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.

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