Silabheda, Sīlabheda, Shilabheda, Śilābheda, Shila-bheda: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śilābheda can be transliterated into English as Silabheda or Shilabheda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Silabheda in Ayurveda glossary
Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Śilābheda (शिलाभेद) is another name for Pāṣāṇabheda, a medicinal plant commonly identified with Bergenia ligulata (Wall.) Engl. from the Saxifragaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.39-40 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Śilābheda and Pāṣāṇabheda, there are a total of eight Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Silabheda in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sīlabheda : (m.) breach of morality.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sīlabheda refers to: a breach of morality J. I, 296.

Note: sīlabheda is a Pali compound consisting of the words sīla and bheda.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Silabheda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śilābheda (शिलाभेद).—a stone-cutter's chisel.

Derivable forms: śilābhedaḥ (शिलाभेदः).

Śilābheda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śilā and bheda (भेद).

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

Śilābheda (शिलाभेद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. A plant, (Plectranthes scutellaroides.) 2. A stonecutter’s chisel. E. śilā a stone, and bheda what breaks.

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

1) Śilābheda (शिलाभेद):—[=śilā-bheda] [from śilā] m. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a stone-cutter’s chisel, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Śilābheda (शिलाभेद):—[śilā-bheda] (daḥ) 1. m. A plant, Plec tranthes; mason’s chisel.

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Silabheda 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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