Shubhada, Śubhada, Shubha-da: 8 definitions


Shubhada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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 Śubhada can be transliterated into English as Subhada or Shubhada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Śubhada (शुभद, “granting auspiciousness”) refers to one of the ten effects of vyaya (“loss”), according to the Mānasāra. Vyaya is the second of the āyādiṣaḍvarga, or “six principles” that constitute the “horoscope” of an architectural or iconographic object. Their application is intended to “verify” the measurements of the architectural and iconographic object against the dictates of astrology that lay out the conditions of auspiciousness.

The particular vyaya (e.g., śubhada) of all architectural and iconographic objects (settlement, building, image) must be calculated and ascertained. This process is based on the principle of the remainder. An arithmetical formula to be used in each case is stipulated, which engages one of the basic dimensions of the object (breadth, length, or perimeter/circumference). Like in the case of the fruits of āya, all ten effects of vyaya must be considered as auspicious.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Shubhada in India is the name of a plant defined with Ficus religiosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Urostigma religiosum Gasp. (among others).

2) Shubhada is also identified with Prosopis cineraria It has the synonym Adenanthera aculeata Roxb. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Numer. List (4493)
· Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (1919)
· Species Plantarum
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1989)
· Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. (1822)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 12 (1767)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śubhada (शुभद).—a. auspicious; गङ्गाष्टकं पठति यः प्रयतः प्रभाते वाल्मीकिना विरचितं शुभदं मनुष्यः (gaṅgāṣṭakaṃ paṭhati yaḥ prayataḥ prabhāte vālmīkinā viracitaṃ śubhadaṃ manuṣyaḥ) | Gaṅgāṣṭakam 9.

Śubhada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śubha and da (द).

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Śubhada (शुभद).—the sacred fig-tree.

Derivable forms: śubhadaḥ (शुभदः).

Śubhada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śubha and da (द).

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

Śubhada (शुभद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Propitious, auspicious. E. śubha, da who or what gives.

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

1) Śubhada (शुभद):—[=śubha-da] [from śubha > śubh] mfn. = -kara, [Varāha-mihira]

2) [v.s. ...] m. the sacred fig-tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śubhada (शुभद):—[śubha-da] (daḥ-dā-daṃ) a. Propitious.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shubhada 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

Śubhada (ಶುಭದ):—[adjective] = ಶುಭದಾಯಕ [shubhadayaka]1.

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Śubhada (ಶುಭದ):—[noun] = ಶುಭದಾಯಕ [shubhadayaka]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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