Tripadika, Tripadikā, Tri-padika: 6 definitions
Tripadika 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Tripādikā (त्रिपादिका) is another name for Haṃsapādī, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Adiantum lunulatum Burm. from the Pteridaceae family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.109-113 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 Tripādikā and Haṃsapādī, there are a total of twenty-six Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant. Note: Haṃsapādī is claimed as a variety of Lajjālu by Dh. and Rājanighaṇṭu.
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: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Tripadika in India is the name of a plant defined with Adiantum lunulatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Adiantum lunatum Cav. (among others).
2) Tripadika is also identified with Desmodium triflorum It has the synonym Nicolsonia triflora Griseb. (etc.).
3) Tripadika is also identified with Didymochlaena truncatula It has the synonym Adiantum philippense L. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1768)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1798)
· Pteridologia (1989)
· Bulletin of the British Museum, Botany (1985)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1974)
· Species Plantarum
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Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a tripod.
2) a stand with three feet.
Tripadikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and padikā (पदिका).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tripadikā (त्रिपदिका):—[=tri-padikā] [from tri] f. a tripod stand, [Tantrasāra]
2) Tripādikā (त्रिपादिका):—[=tri-pādikā] [from tri-pādaka > tri] f. Cissus pedata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] = dī, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]
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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.
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