Samvahana, Saṃvāhana, Saṃvahana, Saṃvāhanā: 15 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Samvahan.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)
Saṃvāhana (संवाहन) refers to “massages”, mentioned in verse 4.13-14 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] (From the restraint) of sleep (result) stupor, heaviness of head and eyes, indolence, yawning, and rheumatism. In this case sleep and massages [viz., saṃvāhana] (are) desirable”.Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Saṃvāhana (संवाहन):—Pleasing touch or thumping with hands slowly.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—n S Rubbing (as of the body): also kneading (of the limbs), shampooing. Ex. of comp. aṅgasaṃvāhana; pādasaṃvāhana, hastasaṃvāhana.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—n Rubbing. Kneading. Shampooing.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Guiding, conducting.
2) Showing, displaying.
Derivable forms: saṃvahanam (संवहनम्).
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Saṃvāhana (संवाहन) or Saṃvāhanā (संवाहना).—
1) Carrying or bearing a burden.
2) Shampooing; gentle rubbing; अशिथिलपरिरम्भैर्दत्तसंवाहनानि (aśithilaparirambhairdattasaṃvāhanāni) Uttararāmacarita 1.24.
3) Bearing along, propelling; पौरस्त्यो वा सुख- यति मरुत् साधुसंवाहनाभिः (paurastyo vā sukha- yati marut sādhusaṃvāhanābhiḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.25.
Derivable forms: saṃvāhanam (संवाहनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Rubbing the person, kneading the limbs. 2. Bearing, carrying. E. sam before vah to obtain or bear, (causal form,) aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—i. e. sam-vāh + ana, n. 1. Bearing, carrying, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 15, 15. 2. Rubbing and kneading the body, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 94; stroking, touching, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 150, 10. 3. Extortion, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 191.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—[neuter] driving, driving out, moving along (clouds etc.); bearing, carrying (also nā [feminine]); stroking or rubbing with the hand, shampooing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Saṃvahana (संवहन):—[=saṃ-vahana] [from saṃ-vaha > saṃ-vah] n. guiding, conducting, [Suśruta]
2) [v.s. ...] showing, displaying, [Kuvalayānanda]
3) Saṃvāhana (संवाहन):—[=saṃ-vāhana] [from saṃ-vāha > saṃ-vah] n. ([from] idem) bearing, carrying, driving etc., [Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] the moving along or passage (of clouds), [Mālatīmādhava]
5) [v.s. ...] rubbing the person, shampooing, [Suśruta; Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃvāhana (संवाहन):—[saṃ-vāhana] (naṃ) 1. n. Rubbing the person; carrying.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Saṃvahana (संवहन) [Also spelled samvahan]:—(nm) (the act or process of) conduction; carrying/bearing.
2) Saṃvāhana (संवाहन) [Also spelled samvahan]:—(nm) conduction; ~[hī] a conductor, that which conducts.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Saṃvahaṇa (संवहण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃvahana.
2) Saṃvāhaṇa (संवाहण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃvāhana.
3) Saṃvāhaṇā (संवाहणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃvāhanā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a communicating, conveying information, an idea, thought, etc.
2) [noun] an expressing of a sentiment (as in a dance, drama, etc.).
3) [noun] the act of guiding, directing or leading; guidance; direction; leadership.
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Saṃvāhana (ಸಂವಾಹನ):—[noun] = ಸಂವಾಹ [samvaha]2 - 1, 2, & 5.
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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