Samdhyaraga, Saṃdhyārāga, Samdhya-raga: 5 definitions


Samdhyaraga 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Samdhyaraga in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Sandhyaraga in India is the name of a plant defined with Polianthes tuberosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Crinum angustifolium Houtt. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Botanici Berolinensis (1821)
· Phytotherapy Research (2005)
· Venomous and Poisonous Animals and Noxious Plants of the Pacific Region (1963)
· Flora de Nicaragua (2001)
· Journal of Natural Products (2004)
· Species Plantarum (1753)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Sandhyaraga, for example chemical composition, side effects, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, health benefits, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Saṃdhyārāga (संध्याराग).—red-lead.

Derivable forms: saṃdhyārāgaḥ (संध्यारागः).

Saṃdhyārāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃdhyā and rāga (राग).

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

1) Saṃdhyārāga (संध्याराग):—[=saṃ-dhyā-rāga] [from saṃ-dhyā > saṃ-dhā] m. the red glow of tw°, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Vāsavadattā]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. having the colour of tw°

3) [v.s. ...] n. red-lead, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Samdhyaraga 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samdhyaraga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃdhyārāga (ಸಂಧ್ಯಾರಾಗ):—

1) [noun] the red glow of the twilight.

2) [noun] the red colour (in gen.).

3) [noun] a red cloth.

4) [noun] the saffron coloured powder of red lead, used for auspicious occasion.

5) [noun] the plant Polianthes tuberosa of Agavaceae family; tube rose.

6) [noun] its flower.

7) [noun] (fig.) the last part of or days in one’s life.

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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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