Vaishravanalaya, Vaiśravaṇālaya, Vaishravana-alaya: 7 definitions
Vaishravanalaya 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.
The Sanskrit term Vaiśravaṇālaya can be transliterated into English as Vaisravanalaya or Vaishravanalaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vaiśravaṇālaya (वैश्रवणालय).—A tīrtha sacred to Nidhi.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 51.
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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Vaisravanalaya in India is the name of a plant defined with Ficus benghalensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ficus cotoneifolia Vahl (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi (1867)
· Species Plantarum
· Enumeratio plantarum (1805)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1987)
· Bot. Mat. Med. (1812)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Vaisravanalaya, for example pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, health benefits, chemical composition, extract dosage, side effects, have a look at these references.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the abode of Kubera.
2) the fig-tree.
Derivable forms: vaiśravaṇālayaḥ (वैश्रवणालयः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) The Indian-fig tree. E. vaiśravaṇa Kuvera, ālaya abode.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaiśravaṇālaya (वैश्रवणालय):—[from vaiśravaṇa] m. ‘K°’s abode’, the Indian fig-tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a place, [Catalogue(s)]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaiśravaṇālaya (वैश्रवणालय):—[vaiśravaṇā+laya] (yaḥ) 1. m. The Indian fig tree.
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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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