Rishyagandha, Ṛṣyagandhā, Rishya-gandha: 3 definitions

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Rishyagandha 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.

The Sanskrit term Ṛṣyagandhā can be transliterated into English as Rsyagandha or Rishyagandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṛṣyagandhā (ऋष्यगन्धा).—the plant ऋक्षगन्धा (ṛkṣagandhā).

Ṛṣyagandhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛṣya and gandhā (गन्धा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṛṣyagandhā (ऋष्यगन्धा).—f.

(-ndhā) A potherb, (Convolvulus argenteus:) see vṛddhatāḍaka. E. ṛṣi, a priv. and gandha smell.

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

Ṛśyagandhā (ऋश्यगन्धा):—[=ṛśya-gandhā] [from ṛśya > ṛśa] f. a species of plant, [Caraka]

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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. 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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