Taruni, Taruṇī: 8 definitions
Taruni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
Taruṇī (तरुणी):—One of the sixty-seven Mahauṣadhi, as per Rasaśāstra texts (rasa literature). These drugs are useful for processing mercury (rasa), such as the alchemical processes known as sūta-bandhana and māraṇa.
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: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Taruṇī (तरुणी) is another name for Gṛhakanyā, a medicinal plant commonly identified with Aloe vera var. chinensis Baker from the Asphodelaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.47-49 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 Taruṇī and Gṛhakanyā, there are a total of twenty-one Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
taruṇī : (f.) a young woman; maiden.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
taruṇī (तरुणी).—f (S) A young woman; a female about 16 years of age. 2 The Aloe-tree, A. perfoliata.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
tarūṇī (तरूणी).—f A young woman. The Aloe-tree.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Taruṇi (तरुणि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—(?): Kaularahasya. Peters. 3, 399.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Taruṇī (तरुणी):—[from taruṇa] a f. ([gana] gaurādi) a young woman, girl, [Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] a kind of pot-herb, [i, 46, 4, 39]
3) [v.s. ...] Aloe perfoliata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] Rosa glandulifera or alba, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]
5) [v.s. ...] Croton polyandrum or Tiglium, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [from taruṇa] b f. of ṇa.
7) [v.s. ...] ind. of ṇa.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Taruṇī (तरुणी):—1. f. s.u. taruṇa.
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Taruṇī (तरुणी):—2. Adv. mit bhū zum Jüngling — , zur Jungfrau heranreifen [Harṣacarita 107,16.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+14): Tarunigana, Bhringeshta, Tarunijana, Taruna, Tarunikatakshakama, Tarunibhu, Tarunibhuta, Taruniratna, Rajatarani, Tarunikatakshamala, Ramatarani, Maruttaruni, Bhadrataruni, Ramataruni, Hva, Kaularahasya, Sudala, Carukesara, Gariyas, Ciranti.
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