Samgrahin, Saṃgrāhin, Saṅgrahī, Saṃgrāhī, Sangrahi, Samgrahi: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Saṃgrahin (संग्रहिन्) refers to that which is “constipating”, as mentioned in verse 5.35-36 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] fresh butter of the same day (is) viriligenio, cooling, productive of colour, strength, and digestion, constipating [viz., saṃgrahin], (and) destructive of wind, hemorrhage, consumption, hemorrhoids, hemiplegia of the face, and cough; [...]”.

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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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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Saṃgrahin (संग्रहिन्) refers to “one who has collected (manuscripts)”, according to Bāṇa’s Kādambarī (p. 226).—There are apparently several Tantric rites that Bāṇa pejoratively associates with the priest: he, “the ageing Draviḍa religious man” “demeans Durgā with his prayers for the boon of sovereignty over the Southern lands”; “he had copied a hymn to Durgā (durgāstotra) on a strip of cloth”, “he had collected (saṃgrahin) palm-leaf manuscripts of spells, Tantras and jugglery the letters of which were written in red lac and fumigated with smoke” [...].

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Saṅgrahī (सङ्ग्रही).—a (saṅgraha) That collects, accumulates, amasses, heaps together. 2 In special and popular application. Cupidinous, covetous.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

Saṅgrahī (सङ्ग्रही).—a That collects, accumulates. Covetous.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃgrāhin (संग्राहिन्).—m. The Kuṭaja tree.

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

Saṃgrahin (संग्रहिन्).—[masculine] collector, procurer.

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Saṃgrāhin (संग्राहिन्).—[adjective] collecting, gathering; attracting, winning (—°).

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

1) Saṃgrahin (संग्रहिन्):—[=saṃ-grahin] [from saṃ-grahaṇa > saṃ-grabh] m. a collector, procurer, [Mahābhārata; Subhāṣitāvali] ([varia lectio])

2) Saṃgrāhin (संग्राहिन्):—[=saṃ-grāhin] [from saṃ-grāha > saṃ-grabh] mfn. grasping, collecting, gathering, accumulating, [Subhāṣitāvali]

3) [v.s. ...] astringent, constipating, [Suśruta]

4) [v.s. ...] winning over, propitiating (See loka-s)

5) [v.s. ...] m. Wrightia Antidysenterica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Saṃgrāhin (संग्राहिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃgāhi.

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Samgrahin 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saṃgrahī (संग्रही) [Also spelled sangrahi]:—(a) given to collection/accumulation, of accumulative disposition.

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sangrahi in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) given to collection/accumulation, of accumulative disposition..—sangrahi (संग्रही) is alternatively transliterated as Saṃgrahī.

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