Sharari, Śarāri: 6 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Sharari 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.

The Sanskrit term Śarāri can be transliterated into English as Sarari or Sharari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Śarāri (शरारि) is a Sanskrit word referring to “a kind of heron” (“skimmer”). The meat of this animal is part of the māṃsavarga (‘group of flesh’), which is used throughout Ayurvedic literature. The animal Śarāri is part of the sub-group named Ambucārin, refering to animals “which move on waters”. It was classified by Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Ayurvedic work. Caraka defined such groups (vargas) based on the dietic properties of the substance.

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śarāri (शरारि).—A monkey, who accompanied Hanūmān to the southern regions in search of Sītā. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Kiṣkindhā Kāṇḍa, Canto 44).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Śarāri (शरारि).—f.

(-riḥ) A sort of bird, commonly the Ali or Sarali, (Turdus ginginianus.) E. śara water or mischief, to go, aff. i; also la being substituted, śarāli, &c.

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

Śarāri (शरारि).—śarāli śarāli, see śarāṭi.

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

Śarāri (शरारि).—[feminine] a kind of heron.

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Śarārī (शरारी).—[feminine] a kind of heron.

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

1) Śarāri (शरारि):—[from śarāṭi] f. the Śarāli bird (= śarāṭi), [Kāvya literature]

2) Śarārī (शरारी):—[from śarāṭi] f. idem, [Suśruta]

3) Sarārī (सरारी):—See kṛmi-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. 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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