Vanamali, Vanamālī: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Vanamali 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

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

Vanamālī (वनमाली):—One of the sixty-eight Rasauṣadhi, very powerful drugs known to be useful in alchemical processes related to mercury (rasa), according to Rasaprakāśa-sudhākara (chapter 9).

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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vanamāli (ವನಮಾಲಿ):—[noun] Viṣṇu, who wears ವನಮಾಲೆ [vanamale].

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Vanamāḷi (ವನಮಾಳಿ):—[noun] = ವನಮಾಲಿ [vanamali].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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