Unmardana: 7 definitions


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Unmardana (उन्मर्दन):—Massaging in upward direction or opposite to hair root, towards the heart is unmardana. Also called as Kneading

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Unmardana (उन्मर्दन).—

1) Rubbing, kneading.

2) A fragrant essence used for the purpose of rubbing.

3) Act of purifying air.

Derivable forms: unmardanam (उन्मर्दनम्).

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Unmardana (उन्मर्दन).—A rubbing down of the sacrificer with sweet-smelling substances before sprinkling him with fat. cf. सर्वसुरभ्युन्मर्दनं भवति (sarvasurabhyunmardanaṃ bhavati) Śat. Br. and Sāyaṇa says उन्मर्दनं उद्वर्तनं भवति (unmardanaṃ udvartanaṃ bhavati) | (For details read Dr. Gode's paper on, 'Massage in Ancient and Medieval India', Annals of Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute XXXVI, parts I-II, pp. 85.113).

Derivable forms: unmardanam (उन्मर्दनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Unmardana (उन्मर्दन).—(m.), n. or epithet of some hostile (magic or supernatural) power: Mahā-Māyūrī 237.27 °nātaḥ, abl.; follows huvanātaḥ, see huvana; followed by bhūtātaḥ vetāḍātaḥ etc.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Unmardana (उन्मर्दन).—[neuter] the same; a fragrant essence.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Unmardana (उन्मर्दन):—[=un-mardana] [from un-mṛd] n. idem, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Suśruta; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a fragrant essence used for rubbing, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

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