Tittiri; 5 Definition(s)
Tittiri 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)
Tittiri (तित्तिरि)—Sanskrit word for a bird, corresponding to “partridge”, “francolin”, “Francolinus sp.”. This animal is from the group called Viṣkira (which scatter). Viṣkira itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).
The flesh of the Tittirs is slightly heavy, heat-making and sweet in taste. It is spermatopoietic, appetising and astringent. It improves the intellect and complexion, and subdues the three deranged humours.
The flesh of the yellow (Gaura) Tittiri proves curative in hic-cough and dyspnœa, and subdues the deranged Vāyu.Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1) Tittiri (तित्तिरि).—A kind of bird. To know about the origin of this bird see under the head Triśiras.
2) Tittiri (तित्तिरि).—A celebrated serpent born to the sage Kaśyapa of Kadrū, his wife. (Śloka 15, Chapter 35, Ādi Parva).
3) Tittiri (तित्तिरि).—A sage who was a member of the council of Yudhiṣṭhira. (Śloka 12, Chapter 4, Sabhā Parva).
4) Tittiri (तित्तिरि).—A special breed of horses. Arjuna got this breed from Gandharvanagara during his victory campaign. (Śloka 6, Chapter 28, Sabhā Parva).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Tittiri (तित्तिरि).—A Trayārṣeya.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 48-9.
Tittiri (तित्तिरि) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.31.15, I.35, V.101.13/V.103, VI.46.50) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Tittiri) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Tittiri (तित्तिरि).—[titti iti śabdaṃ rauti ru-bā° ḍi Tv.]
1) The francoline partridge.
2) Name of a sage said to be the first teacher of the black Yajurveda.
Derivable forms: tittiriḥ (तित्तिरिः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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The Mahabharata - Second Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section XXVII < [Digvijaya Parva]
Section LX < [Sisupala-badha Parva]
Section IV < [Sabhakriya Parva]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 5 - Treatment for fever with diarrhea (4): Kanaka-prabha rasa < [Chapter III - Jvaratisara fever with diarrhoea]
Part 2 - Dietary prescriptions < [Chapter I - General health prescriptions]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter V - Division of the Yajur-veda < [Book III]
Chapter XIV - Dynasty of Anamitra and Andhaka < [Book IV]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.4.45 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha: The Spiritual Kingdom]
Verse 1.3.46 < [Chapter 3 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 14 - Dietary presecriptions and prohibitions when taking iron < [Chapter IV - Metals (4): Lauha (iron)]