Vraiheya; 3 Definition(s)


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Vraiheya (व्रैहेय) refers to an agricultural region fit for growing Brīhī (a name for rice) according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants [viz., Vraiheya] and substances, with their various kinds.

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
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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-English dictionary

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Vraiheya (व्रैहेय).—a. (- f.) [व्रीहि-ठक् (vrīhi-ṭhak)]

1) Fit for rice.

2) Sown with rice; P.V.2.2.

-yam A field of rice, one fit for growing rice.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vraiheya (व्रैहेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) Fit for or sown with rice, (a field, &c.) E. vrīhi rice, ḍhak aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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