Urabhra; 3 Definition(s)


Urabhra 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Urabhra (उरभ्र)—Sanskrit word for the animal “sheep”. This animal is from the group called Grāmya (‘domestic animals’). Grāmya itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).

The flesh of sheep (mutton) is constructive, tonic and heavy, and generates the Pittam and Kapham.

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urabhra (उरभ्र).—

1) A ram, देवि पश्याम उरभ्रसंवादं किं मुधा वेतनदानेन (devi paśyāma urabhrasaṃvādaṃ kiṃ mudhā vetanadānena) M.1.

2) The plant Cassia Alata (Mar. ṭākaḷā) -3 -sārikā A kind of poisonous insect.

Derivable forms: urabhraḥ (उरभ्रः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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Urabbha, (Sk. urabhra, with ulā & uraṇa to be compared with Gr. a)rήn wether, cp. Hom. εί ros w...
Aurabhrika (औरभ्रिक, “shepherds”) refers to one of the sub-castes that once existed in ancient ...
Aurabhra (औरभ्र).—a. (-bhrī f.) [उरभ्र-अण् (urabhra-aṇ)] Belonging to or produced from a ram; M...

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