Vidarika, Vidārikā: 3 definitions
Vidarika 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Vidārikā (विदारिका) is another name (synonym) for Vidārī, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Pueraria tuberosa (Indian kudzu). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 7.99-101), which is an Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vidārikā (विदारिका).—f. A swelling in the groin; (also vidārī in this sense).
See also (synonyms): vidāri.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vidārikā (विदारिका):—[=vi-dārikā] [from vi-dāraka > vi-dāra > vi-dṝ] f. Hedysarum Gangeticum, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Suśruta]
2) [v.s. ...] Batatas Paniculata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] a swelling in the groin, [Caraka]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a female demon, [Agni-purāṇa; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi] (also akī, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra])
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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: Vidarikanda.
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CLXXIX - The Nidanam of minor affections < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CLIX - The Nidanam of diseases of the Urinary organs (Pramehas) < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CXXXIII - Asokastami Vratas etc < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)