Vijala, Vijāla, Vijalā, Vījala: 9 definitions

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Vijalā (विजला) is another name for Cuñcu, an unidentified medicinal plant possibly identified with (i) Marsilea dentata Linn., (ii) Marsilea quadrifolia Linn. or (iii) Marsilea minuta Linn., according to verse 4.144-145 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Vijalā and Cuñcu, there are a total of nine Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vijala (विजल).—a. Waterless; तोयाशया विजला सरितोऽपि (toyāśayā vijalā sarito'pi) Bṛ. S.

-lam 1 A sauce; also विजिलम् (vijilam).

2) Drought.

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Vījala (वीजल).—See बीज, बाजक, बीजल, बीजिक, बीजिन् (bīja, bājaka, bījala, bījika, bījin), and बीज्य (bījya).

See also (synonyms): vīja, vījaka, vījika, vījina, vījya.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vijāla (विजाल).—(vi-jāla), adj., without deceit: vakṣyāmi te avitathāva-canaṃ vijālaṃ (ṃ not in mss.) Mahāvastu ii.135.3 (verse).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vijala (विजल).—n.

(-laṃ) Sauce, &c. mixed with rice-water or gruel. E. vij to shake, aff. kalac; also vijila, vijjana, &c.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vijala (विजल):—[=vi-jala] [from vi] mfn. waterless, dry, [Harivaṃśa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] n. drought, [Adbhuta-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. sauce etc. mixed with rice-water or gruel, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vijala (विजल):—(laṃ) 1. n. Sauce mixed, &c.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vijala (विजल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vijala, Vijjala, Vijjula.

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Vijala in German

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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 (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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Vijala (विजल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vijala.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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