Sarpavasa, aka: Sarpa-avasa, Sarpāvāsa; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Sarpāvāsa (सर्पावास) is another name (synonym) for Candana, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Santalum album (Indian sandalwood). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 12.6-8), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Sarpāvāsa (सर्पावास).—an ant-hill.

Derivable forms: sarpāvāsaḥ (सर्पावासः).

Sarpāvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarpa and āvāsa (आवास).

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Sarpāvāsa (सर्पावास).—the sandal tree.

Derivable forms: sarpāvāsam (सर्पावासम्).

Sarpāvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarpa and āvāsa (आवास). See also (synonyms): sarpeṣṭa.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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