Tapincha, Tāpiñcha, Tapimcha: 8 definitions
Tapincha 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Tapinchha.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Tāpiñcha (तापिञ्छ) is a Sanskrit word for Garcinia xanthochymus (false mangosteen), identified by various scholars in their translation of the Śukranīti. This tree is mentioned as bearing good fruits. The King should plant such domestic plants in and near villages. He should nourish them by stoole of goats, sheep and cows, water as well as meat.
The following is an ancient Indian recipe for such nourishment of trees:
According to Śukranīti 4.4.105-109: “The trees (such as tāpiñcha) are to be watered in the morning and evening in summer, every alternate day in winter, in the fifth part of the day (i.e., afternoon) in spring, never in the rainy season. If trees have their fruits destroyed, the pouring of cold water after being cooked together with Kulutha, Māṣa (seeds), Mudga (pulse), Yava (barley) and Tila (oil seed) would lead to the growth of flowers and fruits. Growth of trees can be helped by the application of water with which fishes are washed and cleansed.”
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa
Tāpiñcha (तापिञ्छ) is the name of an ingredient used in the treatment (cikitsā) of rat poison (ākhu-viṣa), according to the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—Kāśyapa has recommended a slew of generic formulae that successfully neutralise rat poison.—According to Kāśyapasaṃhitā (verse 11.37cd-38ab): “The victim can also be cured with a drink of cotton-seed juice along with oil. Rat poison can alternatively be quelled by prescribing an infusion of one khārī or measure of the root of Vandhyā and Tāpiñcha separately”.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tāpiñcha (तापिञ्छ).—m. (ñchaḥ) The Tamala tree, (Xanthocymus pictorius.) E. tāpin a person heated, and chada what covers or selters, ḍa affix, deriv. irr. also the final being dropped tāpiccha, and with ji to conquer or remove tāpiñja .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tāpiñcha (तापिञ्छ).—[masculine] [Name] of a plant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tāpiñcha (तापिञ्छ):—[from tāpika > tāpa] m. idem, [Kathāsaritsāgara civ, 90.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tāpiñcha (तापिञ्छ):—(ñchaḥ) 1. m. The Tamāla tree.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Tāpiṃcha (ತಾಪಿಂಛ):—[noun] the evergreen tree Pongamia pinnata ( = P. glabra) of Papilionaceae family.
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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Ends with: Sitapincha.
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