Samashthila, Samaṣṭhila: 6 definitions

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Samashthila 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 Samaṣṭhila can be transliterated into English as Samasthila or Samashthila, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Samashthila in Ayurveda glossary
Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Samaṣṭhilā (समष्ठिला) is the Sanskrit name for an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.23-25 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Notes: Samaṣṭhilā has been variously referred to as Kaṭusūraṇa, Nadyāmra, Gāṇḍīra and Guṇṭhiā-Śāka.

Samaṣṭhilā is mentioned as having seven  synonyms: Bhaṇḍīrī, Nadyāmra, Āmragandhadhṛk, Kākāmra, Kaṇṭakiphala and Upadaṃśa.

Properties and characteristics: “Samaṣṭhilā is pungent, hot, appetizer and a mouth-freshener. It soothes kapha and vāta, causes burning sensations and stimulates digestion”.

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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»] — Samashthila in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samaṣṭhila (समष्ठिल).—A kind of cucumber (Mar. kaḍū suraṇa).

Derivable forms: samaṣṭhilaḥ (समष्ठिलः).

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

Samaṣṭhilā (समष्ठिला).—f.

(-lā) A sort of potherb, said to grow in watery places; according to some authorities, a kind of cucumber, to others a shrub, called commonly gāṃḍaradūvī. E. sam together, sthā to stay, itac aff., deriv. irr.; or sama with, asthi a bone, (a seed,) to get or have, aff. ka; also samaṣṭhīlā .

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

1) Samaṣṭhila (समष्ठिल):—[=sam-aṣṭhila] m. (cf. 3. aṣṭi, aṣṭhi etc.) a kind of shrub, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Samaṣṭhilā (समष्ठिला):—[=sam-aṣṭhilā] [from sam-aṣṭhila] f. (also ṭhīlā) a kind of culinary herb or cucumber, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Samaṣṭhilā (समष्ठिला):—(lā) 1. f. A sort of potherb.

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Samashthila 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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