Shitashiva, Shita-shiva, Śītaśivā, Śītaśiva, Sitaśiva, Sitashiva, Sita-shiva: 4 definitions
Shitashiva 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 terms Śītaśivā and Śītaśiva and Sitaśiva can be transliterated into English as Sitasiva or Shitashiva or Sitashiva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Śītaśivā (शीतशिवा) is another name for Miśreyā, an unidentified medicinal plant possibly identified with Foeniculum vulgare (synonym Foeniculum capillaceum) or “fennel”, from the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) or “carrot family” of flowering plants, according to verse 4.14-19 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Also see Śatāhvā. Together with the names Śītaśivā and Miśreyā, there are a total of fifteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śītaśiva (शीतशिव).—the Śamee tree.
Derivable forms: śītaśivaḥ (शीतशिवः).
Śītaśiva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śīta and śiva (शिव).
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Derivable forms: sitaśivam (सितशिवम्).
Sitaśiva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sita and śiva (शिव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaṃ) 1. A sort of resin, (Storax benzoin.) 2. Rock salt. m.
(-vaḥ) 1. A kind of fennel, (Anethum sowa.) 2. The Sami-tree, (Mimosa suma, Rox.) E. śīta cool, and śiva auspicious.
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(-vaṃ) Rock-salt. E. sita white, śiba auspicious; also sitaśivaṃ, and sitasivaṃ .
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(-vaṃ) Rook-salt. E. sita white, siva for śiva auspicious: see sitaśiva .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śītaśiva (शीतशिव):—[=śīta-śiva] [from śīta] m. Anethum Sowa or another kind of anise, [Suśruta]
2) [v.s. ...] Mimosa Suma, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] mf. a kind of fennel (= madhurikā, miśreyā), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
4) Śītaśivā (शीतशिवा):—[=śīta-śivā] [from śīta-śiva > śīta] f. dill, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] Mimosa Suma, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) Śītaśiva (शीतशिव):—[=śīta-śiva] [from śīta] n. bitumen, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] rock-salt, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
8) Sitaśiva (सितशिव):—[=sita-śiva] [from sita] n. rock-salt, [ib.]
9) Sitasiva (सितसिव):—[=sita-siva] [from sita] [varia lectio] for -śiva, [ib.]
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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