Sauvarni, Sauvarṇī: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Sauvarni 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Sauvarṇī (सौवर्णी) is a Sanskrit word referring to the seeds of “Indian barberry”, a shrub from the Berberidaceae family., and is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. The official botanical name of the plant itself is Berberis aristata and is commonly known in English as the “Indian Barberry” or “Tree Turmeric”.

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context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sauvarṇi (ಸೌವರ್ಣಿ):—[noun] gold.

context information

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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