Shimshupa, Śiṃśupa, Shishupa, Śiśupa: 2 definitions


Shimshupa 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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Shimshupa in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Shimshupa [ಶಿಂಶುಪ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC. from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Dalbergia pendula, Pterocarpus sissoo. For the possible medicinal usage of shimshupa, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shimshupa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śiṃśupa (ಶಿಂಶುಪ):—[noun] = ಶಿಂಶಪೆ [shimshape].

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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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