Vasantika, aka: Vāsantikā, Vāsantika; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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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.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Vāsantika (वासन्तिक).—a. (- 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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