Varti, aka: Vartī; 4 Definition(s)
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Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)
Varti (Eye wick): It is made by grinding fine powders of herbs with recommended liquids to form a soft paste. These medicines are made exclusively against eye diseases. Example: Candrodaya-varti.Source: Academia.edu: Ayurveda and Pharmaceutics (rasashastra)
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Varti (suppository) is a Sanskrit term used in Ayurveda.Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
Varti (वर्ति) or Vartī (वर्ती).—f. [vṛt-in vā ṅīp Uṇ.4.13,135]
1) Anything wrapped round, a pad, roll.
2) An unguent, ointment, eye-salve, collyrium or any cosmetic (in the form of a ball or pill); सा पुनर्मम प्रथमदर्शनात्प्रभृत्यमृतवर्तिरिव चक्षुषोरानन्दमुत्पादयन्ती (sā punarmama prathamadarśanātprabhṛtyamṛtavartiriva cakṣuṣorānandamutpādayantī) Māl.1; इयगमृतवर्तिर्नयनयोः (iyagamṛtavartirnayanayoḥ) U.1.38; कर्पूरवर्तिरिव लोचनतापहन्त्री (karpūravartiriva locanatāpahantrī) Bv.3.16; Vb.1.
3) The wick of a lamp; उज्ज्वलालोकया स्निग्धा त्वया त्यक्ता न राजते । मलीमस- मुखी वर्तिः प्रदीपशिखया यथा (ujjvalālokayā snigdhā tvayā tyaktā na rājate | malīmasa- mukhī vartiḥ pradīpaśikhayā yathā) || Māl.1.4; a lamp.
4) The projecting threads or unwoven ends (of a cloth). the fringe.
5) A magical lamp.
6) The protuberance round a vessel.
7) A surgical instrument (such as a bougie).
8) A streak, line.
9) Swelling in the throat.
1) A swelling formed by internal rupture.
Derivable forms: vartiḥ (वर्तिः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Varti (वर्ति).—(= Sanskrit vartikā, which also means wick = Sanskrit varti), paintbrush: sūkṣma-varti-pratigṛhītapāṇir anāyāsa- cittaḥ taṃ paṭam ālikhet Mmk 61.21 (prose).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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.
Ends with (+7): Anavarti, Antarvarti, Anuvarti, Avarti, Cakravarti, Chakravarti, Dhupavarti, Dipavarti, Guruvarti, Kaivarti, Madhyavarti, Manavarti, Manovarti, Mutravarti, Nikatavarti, Parshvarti, Phalavarti, Pishtavarti, Pitrivarti, Pravarti.
Full-text (+1): Vartis, Vartipada, Mutravarti, Akushidavartin, Dhupavarti, Dipavarti, Pishtavarti, Aghavin, Varnavarti, Phalavarti, Guruvarti, Antarvarti, Shataghni, Ukkasika, Samparayika, Avinirbhaga, Samadaya, Balacakravartin, Loha, Vashavartin.
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Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.72 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 1.5.14 < [Chapter 5 - Priya: The Beloved]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCII - Various other medicinal Recipes (continued) < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CCXVII - Various Recipes for the cure of sterility, virile impotency, etc. < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XI - Treatment of Shleshma Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter LV - Symptoms and Treatment of repression of natural urging (Udavarta) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter XVII - Treatment of diseases of pupil and crystalline lens < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)