Sarpavasa, aka: Sarpāvāsa, Sarpa-avasa; 3 Definition(s)
Sarpavasa 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
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
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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
(-saṃ) The sandal tree.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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