Vika, Vīka, Vīkā: 8 definitions
Vika 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: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Vika in the Gujarati language is the name of a plant identified with Maerua oblongifolia (Forsk.) A. Rich. from the Capparaceae (Caper) family having the following synonyms: Maerua arenaria, Capparis oblongifolia, Maerua scabra. For the possible medicinal usage of vika, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
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
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Vika (विक).—The milk of a cow that has recently calved.
Derivable forms: vikam (विकम्).
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2) A bird.
3) The mind.
Derivable forms: vīkaḥ (वीकः).
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Vīkā (वीका).—= अक्षिमलम् (akṣimalam).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) The milk of a prolific cow.
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(-kaḥ) 1. Air, wind. 2. A bird. 3. The mind. E. aj to go, vi substituted for the root, kan Unadi aff., the vowel made long.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vika (विक).—n. The milk of a prolific cow.
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Vīka (वीक).—i. e. vi + ka, m. 1. A bird. 2. Wind.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vika (विक).—[masculine] [Name] of a man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vika (विक):—m. Name of a man, [Kṣitīśa-vaṃśāvalī-carita]
2) n. the milk of a cow that has just calved, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) (with prajā-pateḥ) Name of a Sāman, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]
4) Vīka (वीक):—[from vī] m. a ‘bird’ or ‘wind’ [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 47 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
5) [v.s. ...] = manas, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vika (विक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. The milk of a prolific cow.
2) Vīka (वीक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Air, wind; a bird.
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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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Starts with (+349): Vikaca, Vikacaketu, Vikacalamba, Vikacana, Vikacanana, Vikacashri, Vikacate, Vikacay, Vikacaya, Vikaccha, Vikacchapa, Vikach, Vikacha, Vikachaketu, Vikachashri, Vikachchha, Vikachikri, Vikachita, Vikacikar, Vikacikri.
Ends with (+269): Aajivika, Abhavika, Abhiplavika, Acavivika, Adhidaivika, Adhijihvika, Adhojihvika, Adhvika, Agratavika, Ahampurvika, Ahampurvvika, Ahapurvika, Ahijihvika, Aikagavika, Ajaivika, Ajajivika, Ajavika, Ajihvika, Ajivika, Aksharajivika.
Full-text (+3): Vosatta, Visatta, Vikas, Vosagga, Svabhavika, Kalavika, Yoganavika, Gandharvaka, Koasa, Vigasa, Stripurvaka, Stripurvin, Avika, Vikka, Avikampanata, Avanapavana, Vikasa, Viasa, Ajivika, Karavinka.
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Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa VI, adhyāya 6, brāhmaṇa 3 < [Sixth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa V, adhyāya 2, brāhmaṇa 4 < [Fifth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa XIV, adhyāya 1, brāhmaṇa 2 < [Fourteenth Kāṇḍa]
Hiranyakesi-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
Puppetry in Assam (by Gitali Saikia)
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Elephantology and its Ancient Sanskrit Sources (by Geetha N.)
Social philosophy of Swami Vivekananda (by Baruah Debajit)