Vanamallika, aka: Vanamallikā, Vana-mallika; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Vanamallika 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)

Vanamallika in Ayurveda glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

Vanamallikā (वनमल्लिका) is another name for Mallikā (Jasminum sambac “Sambac jasmine”), from the Oleaceae family of flowering plants. The term is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Carakasaṃhitā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Ayurveda book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of vanamallika in the context of Ayurveda from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 1335 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Bhavana
Bhavana.—(LL), a temple. Cf. pura, āyatana, ālaya, etc. Note: bhavana is defined in the “Indian...
Vana
Vana (वन).—(1) (m. or nt.; once apparently in Sanskrit Kenop. 31; seems pretty clear in Pali v...
Mallika
1) Mallikā (मल्लिका) refers to one of the 130 varṇavṛttas (syllabo-quantitative verse) dealt wi...
Nirvana
Nirvaṇa (निर्वण).—adj. (= Pali nibbana), free from desire: Ud xviii.3 (see s.v. vana).
Mallikarjuna
Mallikārjuna (मल्लिकार्जुन).—Name of a Liṅga of Śiva on the mountain Śrīśaila. Derivable forms:...
Vrindavana
Vṛndāvana (वृन्दावन) is the son of Kālīsahāya and the grandson of Durgāsahāya (C. 1775-185...
Vanaprastha
Vanaprastha (वनप्रस्थ), or “life in the forest” refers to the third of the four Āśramas (“stage...
Talavana
1) Tālavana (तालवन).—An ancient place of Dakṣiṇa Bhārata. This place was conquered by Sahadeva....
Nagavana
Nāgavana (नागवन) is the name of a forest situated in Majjhimadesa (Middle Country) of ancient I...
Mahavana
Mahāvana (महावन) is the name of an ancient forest that once existed near Uruvelakappa in Malla:...
Vanamala
Vanamālā (वनमाला).—a garland of wood-flowers, such as was usually worn by Kṛṣṇa; ग्रथितमौलिरसौ ...
Tapovana
Tapovana is the name of a locality  mentioned in the “Plate of Lalitaśūradeva” (853-8...
Ambavana
Ambavana (अम्बवन) is the name of a forest situated in Majjhimadesa (Middle Country) of ancient ...
Vanaja
Vanaja (वनज).—mfn. (-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Wild, forest, born or produced in a wood. n. (-jaṃ) A lotus. m...
Dvaitavana
Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन).—A forest in which the Pāṇḍavas lived during their forest life. (Mahābhāra...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: