Tilakalka, Tila-kalka: 5 definitions
Tilakalka 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Tilakalka (तिलकल्क) refers to the “paste (kalka) made of Tila-seeds (Sesamum indicum)”. Kalka refers to an Ayurvedic preparation consisting of a paste made from fresh plant parts.
Tilakalka is sweet, appetiser and enhances pitta, blood, strength and is nourishing.
According to the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 16.111), Tilakalka has 3 synonyms: Palala, Tilacūrṇa and Piṣṭaka.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Tilakalka (तिलकल्क).—dough made of ground sesamum. °जः (jaḥ) oil-cake made of the sediment of ground sesamum.
Derivable forms: tilakalkaḥ (तिलकल्कः).
Tilakalka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tila and kalka (कल्क).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-lkaṃ) Sesamum ground or bruised. E. tila, and kalka sediment.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tilakalka (तिलकल्क).—m. a paste of ground sesame, Mārk. P. 35, 10.
Tilakalka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tila and kalka (कल्क).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tilakalka (तिलकल्क):—[=tila-kalka] [from tila > til] m. dough made of ground sesamum, [Suśruta i; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa xxxv, 10]
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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