Shadvala, Śādvala, Śadvala: 13 definitions

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The Sanskrit terms Śādvala and Śadvala can be transliterated into English as Sadvala or Shadvala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Śādvala (शाद्वल) refers to “grassy plains”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.22. Accordingly as Śiva said to Sitā:—“[...] O my beloved, beautiful woman, clouds will not reach the place where I have to make an abode for you. [...] It [viz., the Himālayas] is of full grassy plains (śādvala) and trees that yield everything one desires and hence on a par with Kalpa[4] trees. You can see plenty of flowers, horses, elephants and cows there”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śādvala (शाद्वल).—The forest in the country of Uttarakurus where Samjana roamed as a mare.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 84. 68.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Agriculture: A Survey

Śadvala (शद्वल, “grassy”) refers to one of the twelve types of lands mentioned in the Amarakoṣa and classified according to fertility of the soil, irrigation and physical characteristics. Agriculture (kṛṣi) is frequently mentioned in India’s ancient literature.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śādvala (शाद्वल).—a. [śādāḥ santyatra valac]

1) Grassy.

2) Abounding in young green grass.

3) Green, verdant.

-laḥ, -lam A grass-plot, green, meadow; शय्या शाद्वलम् (śayyā śādvalam) Śānti. 2.21; R.2.17; रम्या नवद्युतिरपैति न शाद्बलेभ्यः (ramyā navadyutirapaiti na śādbalebhyaḥ) Ki.5.37; Y.3.7; also शाद्वलस्थली (śādvalasthalī).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śādvalā (शाद्वला).—name of a town: Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.xviii.2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śāḍvala (शाड्वल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Abounding in fresh grass, green, verdant. E. śāda young grass, ḍvalac aff., and the final changed, also śādvala .

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Śādvala (शाद्वल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Abounding in fresh or green grass. E. śāda young grass, ḍvalac aff.

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

Śādvala (शाद्वल).—i. e. śāda + vala, I. adj. 1. Covered with young grass, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 57, 18; [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 50, 14. 2. Green, Kāśīkh. 32, 50, and Aufrecht, Ujjvalad. 255, n. Ii. sbst. (n.) A place covered with grass, [Kirātārjunīya] 7, 26.

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

Śadvalā (शद्वला).—[feminine] [Name] of a river.

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Śādvala (शाद्वल).—[adjective] grassy, verdant, green; [neuter] a grassy spot.

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

1) Śadvalā (शद्वला):—f. Name of a river, [Śatruṃjaya-māhātmya]

2) Śādvala (शाद्वल):—[from śāda] mfn. (often written śāḍvala; cf. [Pāṇini 4-2, 88]) abounding in fresh or green grass, grassy, verdant, green

3) [v.s. ...] n. sg. and [plural] ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] also m.; ifc. f(ā). ) a place abounding in young grass, grassy spot, turf, [Gṛhya-sūtra; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] m. a bull, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (written śāḍvala).

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

1) Śāḍvala (शाड्वल):—[(laḥ-lā-laṃ) a.] Abounding in fresh grass, verdant.

2) Śādvala (शाद्वल):—[(laḥ-lā-laṃ) a. Idem.]

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

Śādvala (शाद्वल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saddala.

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Shadvala 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śāḍvala (ಶಾಡ್ವಲ):—

1) [adjective] green; verdant.

2) [adjective] abounding in fresh or green grass; grassy; verdant.

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Śāḍvala (ಶಾಡ್ವಲ):—

1) [noun] a place abounding in fresh or green grass; a verdant place.

2) [noun] young, green grass.

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Śāḍvaḷa (ಶಾಡ್ವಳ):—[adjective] = ಶಾಡ್ವಲ [shadvala]1.

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Śāḍvaḷa (ಶಾಡ್ವಳ):—[noun] = ಶಾಡ್ವಲ [shadvala]2.

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Śādvala (ಶಾದ್ವಲ):—[adjective] = ಶಾಡ್ವಲ [shadvala]1.

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Śādvala (ಶಾದ್ವಲ):—[noun] = ಶಾಡ್ವಲ [shadvala]2.

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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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