Sadharanadesha, Sādhāraṇadeśa, Sadharana-desha: 3 definitions



Sadharanadesha 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 Sādhāraṇadeśa can be transliterated into English as Sadharanadesa or Sadharanadesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Sadharanadesha in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Sādhāraṇadeśa (साधारणदेश) or simply Sādhāraṇa refers to “mixed land” and represents one of the three classifications of “land” (deśa), as defined in the first chapter (ānūpādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Anūpādi-varga covers some 16 major topics regarding land (e.g., Sādhāraṇa-deśa) and vegetations.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sadharanadesha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sādhāraṇadeśa (साधारणदेश).—a wild marshy country.

Derivable forms: sādhāraṇadeśaḥ (साधारणदेशः).

Sādhāraṇadeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sādhāraṇa and deśa (देश).

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

1) Sādhāraṇadeśa (साधारणदेश):—[=sādhāraṇa-deśa] [from sādhāraṇa > sādhāra] m. common land, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] a wild marshy country, [ib.]

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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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