Tintrini, Timtrini, Tintriṇī: 8 definitions
Tintrini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
One of the Hands indicating Trees.—Tintrini, the Laṅgula hand.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).
Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)Source: archive.org: Isvara Samhita Vol 5
Tintriṇī (तिन्त्रिणी) refers to the tamarind the fruit of which represents a type of vegetables fit for use in oblation offerings, according to verse 25.121b-125 of the Īśvarasaṃhitā.
Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Tintriṇī (तिन्त्रिणी) is another name for “Ciñcā” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning tintriṇī] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa
Tintriṇī (तिन्त्रिणी) refers to the “tamarind” and is included in a (snake) poison antidote recipe, 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).—Several herbal formulations have been recommended in the segment exclusively for lepa or ointment to counter poison. According to Kāśyapasaṃhitā (verse VIII.43), “Also, the unguent gotten from mixing the powder of conch and tamarind water (tintriṇī-jala), when applied, quells even the poison of the serpent of the class of Takṣaka”.
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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Tintrini in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Searsia parviflora (Roxb.) F.A.Barkley from the Anacardiaceae (Cashew) family having the following synonyms: Rhus parviflora, Toxicodendron parviflorum. For the possible medicinal usage of tintrini, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Tintrini in India is the name of a plant defined with Tamarindus indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Tamarindus officinalis Hook. (among others).
2) Tintrini in Nepal is also identified with Rhus parviflora.
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Botanical Magazine (4563)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2002)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1982)
· FBI (1878)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Tintrini, for example pregnancy safety, health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Tintriṇī (तिन्त्रिणी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tiṃtiṇī.
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
1) [noun] the tropical leguminous tree Tamarindus indica of Caesalpiniaceae family; Indian tamarind tree.
2) [noun] its sour fruit used in foods, beverages etc.
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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