Sphatikari, Sphaṭikāri: 5 definitions


Sphatikari 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Rasashastra (Alchemy and Herbo-Mineral preparations)

Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy

Sphaṭikāri (स्फटिकारि) refers to “alum”. (see Bhudeb Mookerji and his Rasajalanidhi)

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sphaṭikāri (स्फटिकारि).—f. Sulphate of alumina.

Derivable forms: sphaṭikāriḥ (स्फटिकारिः).

See also (synonyms): sphaṭikārikā.

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

Sphaṭikāri (स्फटिकारि).—f.

(-riḥ) Sulphate of alumina. “phaṭkiri”.

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

1) Sphaṭikāri (स्फटिकारि):—[from sphaṭ] f. alum.

2) Sphaṭikārī (स्फटिकारी):—[from sphaṭ] f. alum.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sphatikari 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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