Vasantika, Vāsantikā, Vāsantika: 7 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Vāsantikā (वासन्तिका) is another name for Mādhavī, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Hiptage benghalensis (hiptage) from the Malpighiaceae family, which is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine). It is used throughout literature such as the Carakasaṃhitā and the Suśrutasaṃhita.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vāsantika (वासन्तिक).—a. (-kī f.) Vernal; द्रुमान् वासन्तिकान् दृष्ट्वा बभूवुर्भयशङ्किताः (drumān vāsantikān dṛṣṭvā babhūvurbhayaśaṅkitāḥ) Rām.4.53.4; वासन्तिकैस्तरुभिः (vāsantikaistarubhiḥ) Ś.6.
-kaḥ 1 The Vidūṣaka or buffoon in a drama.
2) An actor.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. An actor, a dancer. 2. The buffoon in a drama. f. (-kī) Vernal. E. vasanta spring, aff. ṭhak; the spring being the festival season.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vāsantika (वासन्तिक).—[feminine] ī = [preceding] [adjective]; [masculine] a cert. festival in spring.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Vasantikā (वसन्तिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—nāṭikā, by Rāmacandra. Bühler 542.
2) Vāsantikā (वासन्तिका):—nāṭaka by Rāmacandra. Io. 2353. No. 4136.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vasantikā (वसन्तिका):—[from vasantaka > vas] f. [wrong reading] for vāsantikā.
2) Vāsantikā (वासन्तिका):—[from vāsantaka > vāsanta] f. Gaertnera Racemosa, [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a forest deity, [Catalogue(s)]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a drama (also -pariṇaya, m.), [ib.]
5) Vāsantika (वासन्तिक):—[from vāsanta] mf(ā)n. relating to spring, vernal, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc. etc.
6) [v.s. ...] = vasantam adhīte veda vā, [Pāṇini 4-2, 63]
7) [v.s. ...] m. the spring festival, [Āpastamba]
8) [v.s. ...] an actor dancer the buffoon in a drama (= vidūṣaka q.v.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Starts with: Vasantikaparinaya.
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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 6: Kunthu’s initiation < [Chapter I - Śrī Kunthusvāmicaritra]
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