Tandra, Tandrā, Tamdra: 16 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Tandrā (तन्द्रा).—A Kalā of Rudra.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 35. 96.
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.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
Tandrā (तन्द्रा) refers to “drowsiness” according to the fifth volume of the Rasajalanidhi (chapter 23). Accordingly, “In drowsiness (tandra), there is absence of perception of the objective world, appearance of heaviness of the body, yawning, fatigue, and the other characteristics of sleep”.Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
Tandra (तन्द्र, “sleep”).—In drowsiness (tandra), there is absence of perception of the objective world, appearance of heaviness of the body, yawning, fatigue, and the other characteristics of sleep.
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Tandrā (तन्द्रा):—Drowsiness; Torpor: lassitude ; characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tandrā (तंद्रा).—f S Lassitude. 2 Sleepiness or drowsiness.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
tandrā (तंद्रा).—f Lassitude. Drowsiness.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Tired, fatigued.
-ndram Ved. A series or row; Vāj.15.5.
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1) Lassitude, weariness, fatigue, exhaustion.
2) Sleepiness, sluggishness; तन्द्रालस्यविवर्जनम् (tandrālasyavivarjanam) Y.3.158; Mv.7.42; H.1.33; Bhāgavata 12.3.3.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ndrā) 1. Lassitude, exhaustion, weariness, syncope. 2. Sleepiness, sluggishness. E. tadi a Sautra root, to be weary, affix bhāve a; also with kin affix tandri f.
(-ndriḥ) and with ṅīp added tandrī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tandrā (तन्द्रा).—i. e. tand + ra, f. 1. Lassitude, [Suśruta] 1, 13, 8. 2. Want of energy, Mahābhārata 14, 874; [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 29.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tandra (तन्द्र).—[neuter] series, line.
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Tandrā (तन्द्रा).—[feminine] weariness, laziness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tandra (तन्द्र):—[from tan] n. a row ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa viii, 5, 2, 6]), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xv, 5.]
2) Tandrā (तन्द्रा):—[from tand] f. lassitude, exhaustion, laziness, [Yājñavalkya iii, 158; Mahābhārata iii, 3008; xiv, 874; Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tandrā (तन्द्रा):—(ndrā) 1. f. Lassitude; sleepiness.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Tandra in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) drowse, drowsiness; somnolence, dormancy; ~[lu] drowsy..—tandra (तंद्रा) is alternatively transliterated as Taṃdrā.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Taṃdra (ತಂದ್ರ):—[adjective] worn-out; tired; exhausted; weary.
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Taṃdra (ತಂದ್ರ):—[noun] the tendency of disinclination to work, physical exertion; aversion to work; laziness; indolence.
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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