Suryabhakta, aka: Surya-bhakta, Sūryabhaktā, Sūryabhakta; 5 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Sūryabhaktā (सूर्यभक्ता) is another name (synonym) for Ajagandhā, which is the Sanskrit word for Cleome gynandra (stinkweed), a plant from the Cleomaceae family. Ajagandhā is also known as Tilaparṇikā, which is classified as a vegetable (śāka) by Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Āyurvedic work.

Sūryabhaktā was identified as a synonym for Ajagandhā in the Bhāvaprakāśa, which is a 16th-century medicinal thesaurus authored by Bhāvamiśra.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Purana

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Sūryabhakta (सूर्यभक्त).—Eligible for Pārvaṇa śrāddha.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 16. 9.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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sūryabhakta (सूर्यभक्त).—c (S) A worshiper of the sun. 2 A jocose term for a Bankrupt. (As a man, declaring bankruptcy, holds up his arms in the manner of a sun-worshiper.)

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sūryabhakta (सूर्यभक्त).—c A worshipper of the sun. A jocose term for a bankrupt.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Sūryabhakta (सूर्यभक्त).—a. one who worships the sun.

-ktaḥ the tree Bandhūka or its flower.

Sūryabhakta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sūrya and bhakta (भक्त).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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