Vriddhi, Vṛddhi: 24 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Vṛddhi can be transliterated into English as Vrddhi or Vriddhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Vraddhi.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume II
Vriddhi (hydrocele, hernia, scrotal tumours etc.); Any of the deranged Doshas (Vàyu, Pittam, etc.) lying in the nether regions of the body may resort to the spermatic cords (Dhamani) and give rise to a swelling and inflammation of Phalacosha (scrotal sac) which is called Vriddhi (scrotal tumour etc.). A pain in the bladder, scrotum, penis and the waist (Kati) incarceration of the Vàyu and the swelling of the scrotum, are the premonitory symptoms of the disease.Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि) refers to “swelling of the testicles”, mentioned in verse 4.20-22 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] from (suppressed) sperm (result) its outflow, pubic pain, cutaneous swelling, fever, throbbing of the heart, retention of urine, racking in the limbs, swelling of the testicles [viz., vṛddhi], gravel, and impotence. Cock, arrack, rice, enema, inunction, bathing, milk prepared with bladder-cleansing (substances, and) lovely women one shall turn to in this case”.
Note: Vṛddhi has been interchanged with aśman and metaphrased by ’phel; both words literally mean “increase” but in medical terminology denote a testicular swelling (cf. III.11 & VI.13). The Kottayam text and the parallel passage Aṣṭāṅgasaṃgraha I.5.20 (our subsequent numeration) read vardhman instead, which also signifies “hernia”; both diseases are regarded as congenerous by Indian physicians (cf. Jolly, Medicin p. 104).Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
1) Vṛddhi (वृद्धि) refers to “inflammation and enlargement of scrotum” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning vṛddhi] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).
2) Vṛddhi (वृद्धि) refers to the medicinal plant known as “Habenaria intermedia D. Don” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning vṛddhi] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
1) Vṛddhi (वृद्धि):—Growth, Increase; gain; a state of gain of any body constituent resulting in a positive balance.
2) A state of abnormal growthSource: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि) is the Sanskrit name for an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 5.28-33 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Notes: Also see Ṛddhi. On the name of Ṛddhi and Vṛddhi the Habenaria species are being supplied in the market (Th. B.S. et al. and P.V.S.). Th. B.S. suggests another species for consideration and investigation i.e. Ciraiyākanda or Mālākanda (Eulophia nuda Lindl.).—The tuberous roots of Ṛddhi and Vṛddhi are covered in a sheath. These tubers are white, hairy, porous. The main plant is a creeper.
Vṛddhi is mentioned as having eleven synonyms: Tuṣṭi, Puṣṭidā, Vṛddhidātrī, Maṅgalyā, Śrī, Sampadāśī, Janeṣṭā, Lakṣmī, Bhūtirmut, Sukha [Sukham?] and Jīvabhadrā.
Properties and characteristics: “Both Ṛddhi and Vṛddhi are sweet, bitter, cold and unctuous. They improve appetite and mental power. Both are good anthelmintics and control kuṣṭha (leprosy and allied skin diseases) and kapha. In the preparations of fomularies any one of these may serve the purpose according to needs. Their simultaneous use is advised, where both of these are available”.
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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि, “ruler, mistress”):—Name of one of the sixty-four mātṛs to be worshipped during Āvaraṇapūjā (“Worship of the Circuit of Goddesses”, or “Durgā’s Retinue”), according to the Durgāpūjātattva. They should be worshipped with either the five upācāras or perfume and flowers.
Her mantra is as follows:
ॐ वृद्ध्यै नमः
oṃ vṛddhyai namaḥ.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि) is a Sanskrit technical term, used in warfare, referring to the “rise” (of the king). The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Nītiprakāśikā 8.86)
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: archive.org: Uṇādi-Sūtras In The Sanskrit Grammatical Tradition
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि).—One of the technical terms which have been used in the uṇādi-sūtras;—Vṛddhi is a term which denotes the vowels ‘ā’, ‘ai’ and ‘au’ as given in the sūtra ‘vṛddhirādaic’ P. I.1.1. This term is used in the same sense in seven uṇādi-sūtras.Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
1) Vṛddhi (वृद्धि).—A technical term used by Panini to denote the vowels आ, ऐ (ā, ai) and औः (auḥ) a vowel belonging to the third grade out of the three grades of vowels which are known as zero, normal and long grades; cf, वृद्धिरादैच् (vṛddhirādaic) P I. 1.1:
2) Vṛddhi.—Lengthening completely of a vowel which is called प्लुति (pluti) in grammar; the term is used in the Rk Tantra Pratisakhya in this sense.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि, “increase”) refers to one of the twelve effects of āya (“profit”), according to the Mānasāra. Āya is the first of the āyādiṣaḍvarga, or “six principles” that constitute the “horoscope” of an architectural or iconographic object. Their application is intended to “verify” the measurements of the architectural and iconographic object against the dictates of astrology that lay out the conditions of auspiciousness.
The particular āya (e.g., vṛddhi) of all architectural and iconographic objects (settlement, building, image) must be calculated and ascertained. This process is based on the principle of the remainder. An arithmetical formula to be used in each case is stipulated, which engages one of the basic dimensions of the object (breadth, length, or perimeter/circumference). The twelve effects of āya may all be assumed as auspicious.
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Vṛddhi (Sanskrit: वृद्धि) is a Sanskrit word meaning "growth". In Panini's grammar, it is also a technical term for a group of long vowels.
India history and geographySource: What is India: Epigraphia Indica volume XXXI (1955-56)
Vṛddhī is one of the Brāhmaṇa donees mentioned in the “Asankhali plates of Narasiṃha II” (1302 A.D.). When a grant was made to a large number of Brāhmaṇas, the chief amongst the donees seems to have been called Pānīyagrāhin especially. In the present record, though all the donees (e.g., Vṛddhī) are referred to as Pāṇigrāhi-mahājana, their list is headed by a Brāhmaṇa with Pāṇigrahī as his surname.
These copper plates (mentioning Vṛddhī) were discovered from the house of a Santal inhabitant of Pargana Asankhali in the Mayurbhanj State (Orissa). It was made when king Vīra-Narasiṃhadeva was staying at the Bhairavapura-kaṭaka (city, camp or residence).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Vṛddhi.—(EI 28), a super tax or the interest on arrears of taxes; also interest. Note: vṛddhi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vṛddhi (वृद्धि).—f (S) Growth, enlargement, augmentation; growing, advancing, or increasing state, or grown or advanced state (in bulk or quantity, in age, dignity, wealth &c.) 2 Increase (upon money or corn lent); interest or increment. 3 Impurity arising to a household on the occasion of a birth in it. 4 Increase of the digits of the sun or moon : also a lunar day commencing before one sunrising and ending after the next. 5 m The eleventh of the astronomical yōga. 6 Enlargement of the scrotum from hydrocele, spermatocele, or other affection.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vṛddhi (वृद्धि).—f Growth. Increment.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Growth, increase, augmentation, development; पुपोष वृद्धिं हरिदश्वदीधितेरनुप्रवेशादिव बालचन्द्रमाः (pupoṣa vṛddhiṃ haridaśvadīdhiteranupraveśādiva bālacandramāḥ) R.3.22; तपोवृद्धि, ज्ञानवृद्धि (tapovṛddhi, jñānavṛddhi) &c.
2) Waxing, increase of the digits of the moon; पर्यायपीतस्य सुरैर्हिमांशोः कलाक्षयः श्लाघ्यतरो हि वृद्धेः (paryāyapītasya surairhimāṃśoḥ kalākṣayaḥ ślāghyataro hi vṛddheḥ) R.5.16; Ku.7.1.
3) Increase in wealth, prosperity, affluence; वृद्धिकाले तु संप्राप्ते दुर्जनोऽपि सुहृद्भवेत् (vṛddhikāle tu saṃprāpte durjano'pi suhṛdbhavet) Pt.2.112.
4) Success, advancement, rise, progress; परवृद्धिमत्सरि मनो हि मानिनाम् (paravṛddhimatsari mano hi māninām) Śi.15.1.
5) Wealth, property.
6) A heap, quantity, multitude.
7) Interest; as in सरलवृद्धि, चक्रवृद्धि (saralavṛddhi, cakravṛddhi) &c.; वसिष्ठविहितां वृद्धिं सृजेद्वित्तविवर्धिनीम् (vasiṣṭhavihitāṃ vṛddhiṃ sṛjedvittavivardhinīm) Ms.8.14.
8) Usury; वृद्ध्या कृषिवणिक्त्वेन (vṛddhyā kṛṣivaṇiktvena)... स्वाध्यायगणितं महत् (svādhyāyagaṇitaṃ mahat) Mb.12.62.9.
9) Profit, gain.
1) Enlargement of the scrotum.
11) Extension of power or revenue.
12) (In gram.) The increase or lengthening of vowels, the change of अ, इ, उ, ऋ (a, i, u, ṛ), short or long, and लृ (lṛ) to आ, ऐ, औ, आर् (ā, ai, au, ār), and आल् (āl) respectively.
13) The impurity caused by child-birth in a family (called jananāśauca q. v.).
14) Cutting off.
15) (In law) Forfeiture (as of property).
16) (vṛdhu hiṃsāyām) Injury (pīḍā); नुदेद्वृद्धिसमृद्धी स प्रतिकूले नृपात्मज (nudedvṛddhisamṛddhī sa pratikūle nṛpātmaja) Mb.5.135.29.
17) Elevation (of ground).
18) Prolongation (of life).
Derivable forms: vṛddhiḥ (वृद्धिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि).—(1) (undeclined form!), in phrase: diṣṭyā vṛddhi (compare Sanskrit diṣṭyā vardhase), congratulations! (regularly to a king): mahārāja di° vṛ° Mahāvastu ii.113.5; deva di° (mss. dṛṣṭvā) vṛddhi devasya putro jātaḥ Divyāvadāna 405.20; deva di° (mss. dṛṣṭvā) vṛ° Divyāvadāna 425.2. Cf. also jaya-vuddhi, s.v. vuddhi; (2) name of one of the eight deities of the bodhi- tree: Lalitavistara 331.21 (°dhiḥ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ddhiḥ) 1. Increase, augmentation in general, as in bulk, consequence, wealth, &c. 2. The third of the three conditions or objects of regal power, extension of power or revenue, or any indication of progression. 3. Rise, ascending, mounting. 4. Prosperity, success. 5. One of the eight principal drugs or medical roots, described as mild and cooling, sweet and bitter, &c., as a remedy for phlegm, leprosy and worms. 6. The eleventh of the astronomical Yogas, or Yoga star of the 11th lunar mansion. 7. A particular period or division of time. 8. The increase of the digits of the sun or moon. 9. Enlargement of the scrotum, either from swelled testicle or hydrocele or other morbid affections. 10. Interest, usury, especially returning the principal, (as in the case of seed corn lent,) with a proportionate increment. 11. Happiness, pleasure. 12. A heap, a quantity, assemblage, multitude. 13. Wealth, property. 14. Cutting off, abscission. 15. (In law,) Forfeiture, deduction. 16. Profit, gain. 17. The lengthening of a vowel, the substitution of ā, ai, au, ār and āl for a, i, u, ṛ and ḷ (short or long; in gram.) E. vṛdh to increase, aff. ki, or ktin or ktic .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि).—i. e. vṛdh + ti, f. 1. Increase, [Pañcatantra] 187, 7; augmentation, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 438. 2. Prosperity, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 82; [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 382. 3. Wealth. 4. Interest, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 143; [Pañcatantra] 88, 14 (dvi-guṇa-, Consisting in doubling the lent amount); usury. 5. Profit, gain, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 401. 6. Extension of power or revenue, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 264. 7. A heap, a quantity, a multitude. 8. Rise, ascending. 9. The increase of the digits of the sun or moon. 10. The eleventh of the astronomical Yogas, or the principal star of the eleventh lunar mansion. 11. Cutting off. 12. (In law), Forfeiture.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि).—[feminine] growth, increase; swelling, rising, ascending; thriving, prosperity, happiness; delight, enthusiasm, inspiration; gain, profit, interest (on money lent); the highest gradation of a vowel (cf. guṇa).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vṛddhi (वृद्धि):—[from vṛddha] 1. vṛddhi f. cutting off, abscission, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] (in law) forfeiture, deduction, [ib.]
3) [from vṛdh] 2. vṛddhi f. (for 1. See p.1010) growth, increase, augmentation, rise, advancement, extension, welfare, prosperity, success, fortune, happiness, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
4) [v.s. ...] elevation (of ground), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
5) [v.s. ...] prolongation (of life), [Pañcatantra]
6) [v.s. ...] swelling (of the body), [Suśruta]
7) [v.s. ...] enlargement of the scrotum (either from swelled testicle or hydrocele), [ib.]
8) [v.s. ...] swelling or rising (of the sea or of the waters), waxing (of the moon), [Mahābhārata]
9) [v.s. ...] gain, profit, [Rāmāyaṇa; Subhāṣitāvali]
10) [v.s. ...] profit from lending money etc., usury, interest, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata] (the various kinds of interest recognized by Hindū lawyers are, 1. kāyikā vṛddhi, ‘body-interest’ id est. either the advantage arising from the body of an animal pledged as security for a loan, or interest paid repeatedly without reducing the body or principal; 2. kālikā v, ‘time-interest’ id est. payable weekly, monthly, annually, etc., but most usually computed by the month; 3. cakrav, ‘wheel-interest’ id est. interest upon interest, compound interest; 4. kāritā v, ‘stipulated interest’, at a rate higher than the usual legal rate; 5. śikhā-v, ‘interest growing like a lock of hair’ id est. at a usurious rate payable daily ; 6. bhoga-lābha, ‘advantage [accruing to a creditor] from the use’ of objects handed over to him as security e.g. of lands, gardens, animals, etc.: ‘lawful interest’ is called dharma-v, ‘usurious interest’ a-nyāya-v, ‘interest at the highest legal rate’ parama-v), [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 264]
11) [v.s. ...] the second modification or increase of vowels (to which they are subject under certain conditions e.g. ā is the Vṛddhi of the vowel a; ai of i, ī, and e; au of u, ū, and o; cf. 2. vṛddha and kṛta-vṛddhi), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya; Pāṇini; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
12) [v.s. ...] one of the 8 principal drugs (described as mild, cooling etc.; and a remedy for phlegm. leprosy, and worms), [Suśruta; Bhāvaprakāśa]
13) [v.s. ...] Name of the 11th of the astrological Yogas (or the Yoga star of the 11th lunar mansion), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
14) [v.s. ...] = vṛddhi-śrāddha, [Gṛhya-sūtra]
15) [v.s. ...] m. (with bhaṭṭa) Name of a poet, [Catalogue(s)]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि):—(ddhiḥ) 2. f. Increase, rise, prosperity, interest.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि):—(von 1. vardh)
1) f. = vardhana [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 249.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 2, 251.] [Medinīkoṣa dh. 18.] = sphāti [Amarakoṣa 3, 3, 9.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1502.] = harṣa [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] = abhyudaya und samṛddhi [Medinīkoṣa] = samūha [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma] = dhana [Rājanirghaṇṭa] ebend. a) Wachsthum, Gedeihen; Zunahme; Ergötzen, Begeisterung: vṛ.dhāyu.anu.vṛddhayo.juṣṭā bhavantu.juṣṭayaḥ [Ṛgveda 1, 10, 12.] [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 18, 4. 23, 13.] garbhasya [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 10, 2, 3, 6. 7, 4, 1, 45. 13, 4, 1, 15.] ā viṃśatervṛddhiḥ bis zum 20sten Jahre wächst man [Suśruta 1, 129, 5.] janmavṛddhikṣayaiḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 12, 124.] vṛddhirhi paramā prāptā [Mahābhārata.3, 12765.] śubhaiḥ śarīrāvayavairdine dine pupoṣa vṛddhim [Raghuvaṃśa 3, 22.] jagāma vṛddhim [Kathāsaritsāgara 22, 24.] śanairvṛddhimāyayau [154.] tā vayaṃ kramaśaḥ prāptā vṛddhimatra piturgṛhe [26, 55. 43, 151.] āstāṃ bālasya saṃnaddhe dve dhātryau tasya vṛddhaye [Rājataraṅgiṇī 1, 77.] sa śiśurvṛddhimanīyata [5, 77.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 25, 13.] tadvṛddhau (d. i. lomavṛddhau) śmaśru puṃmukhe [Amarakoṣa 2, 6, 2, 50.] sasyasya, sasya [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 4, 16. 8, 36. 50. 22, 5. 46, 91.] phalapuṣpa [Raghuvaṃśa 2, 14.] candravṛddhikṣayavaśāt das Wachsen und Abnehmen des Mondes [Mahābhārata.1,1215.9,2735.] [Rāmāyaṇa.5,3,3.] [Raghuvaṃśa.5,16.] [Kumārasaṃbhava.7,1.] [Oxforder Handschriften 48,b,15.] das Wachsen, Anschwellen (des Meeres, der Flüsse, des Wassers) [Mahābhārata 9, 2735.] [Scholiast] zu [Kapila 1, 136.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 36, 12.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 46, 89.] [WILSON, SĀṂKHYAK. S. 23.] velā vṛddhiśca vāriṇaḥ [Halāyudha 3, 32. 46.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1076. 1087.] ambuvāhasya (zugleich Gedeihen, Emporsteigen einer Person) [Rājataraṅgiṇī 2, 149.] te (narādhipāḥ) na vṛdbhyā prakāśante girayaḥ samudre yathā so v. a. hervorragen [Rāmāyaṇa ed. Bomb. 3, 33, 6.] das Aufsteigen (des Bodens) [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 53, 117.] kulāyaṃ vṛddhiṃ nayati vergrössert [Pañcatantra 194, 14.] dravya Vermehrung [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 9, 333.] kośa [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 363.] artha [Hitopadeśa 45, 7.] rakṣitaṃ vardhayedvṛddhyā [Spr. (II) 631.] kṣayaḥ sthānaṃ ca vṛddhiśca trivargaḥ [Amarakoṣa 2, 8, 1, 19.] devadravyeṇa yā vṛddhiḥ Bereicherung [Spr. (II) 2941.] Gewinn [(I) 1474.] labdhavṛddhi (davāgni) verstärkt, vermehrt [Ṛtusaṃhāra 1, 25.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 104, 55.] tadyuṣmākaṃ pakṣaḥ punarapyevaṃ kramādgato vṛddhim [Kathāsaritsāgara 45, 385.] dhātūnāṃ kṣayavṛddhī [Suśruta 1, 45, 1. 48, 2.] vṛddhimāpnoti mārutaḥ [152, 14.] adhikataravṛddhigāminī śarvarī so v. a. länger werdend [Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio 2, 81, 33.] āyurvṛddhi Verlängerung [Pañcatantra 187, 7.] argha Zunahme, Steigen des Preises [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 249.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 17, 25.] kṣayaṃ vṛddhiṃ ca paṇyānām [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 258.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 401.] sa putrapaśubhirvṛddhimaśnute eine Zunahme an [Spr. 4903.] vṛddhau bei einer Zunahme an Zahl [ĀŚV. GṚHY. 4, 7, 3.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 244.] śate daśapalā vṛddhiḥ [179.] dviguṇairdviguṇairvṛddhyā [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 54, 7.] caturvṛddhyā [Weber’s Indische Studien 8, 347.] ekavṛddhyā [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka 21, 1.] dviguṇavṛddhyā [Pañcatantra 88, 14.] māsavṛddhyā um einen Monat länger [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 258.] ṣaṇmāsottaravṛddhyā nach je sechs Monaten [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 5, 19.] prajñā Wachsthum, Zunahme [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 11, 5, 7, 1.] tapo [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 175.] [Mahābhārata 1, 4.] pāpmanaḥ [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 24, 55.] guṇa [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 634.] dharma [5, 243.] vyādhi [Suśruta 1, 34, 16.] vṛddhiṃ prāpya (rāgaḥ, śatruḥ) [Spr. (II) 2380.] Zunahme an Macht und Glücksgütern, Wohlfahrt, Wohlergehen, Glück [Prātiśākhya zur Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 1, 169.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 217. 249.] [Mahābhārata 3, 16880.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 34, 31.] [Rāmāyaṇa] [Gorresio 1, 75, 6. 2, 6, 19] (Gegens. duḥkha). vipulā [3, 4, 18.] tvatparigraho pi me vṛddhihetuḥ [Mālavikāgnimitra 22, 13.] paravṛddhimatsari mano hi māninām [Śiśupālavadha 15, 1.] āpatkāle, vṛddhikāle [Spr. (II) 952. (I) 2012. 2682. 3222] (Gegens. vyasana) . [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 4, 32. 10, 16. 13, 7. 19, 10. 33, 15.] dharmasya deśasya ca [18, 4.] gṛha [53, 116.] personificirt (śrī) als bodhivṛkṣadevatā [Rgva tch’er rol pa ed. Calc. 421, 16.] — b) Anschwellung [Suśruta 1, 82, 8.] des Scrotums [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 470.] [Hindu System of Medicine 371.] [Suśruta.1,249,10. fgg. 24,19.2,111,2. fgg.] [Śārṅgadhara SAṂH.1,7,48.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 966.] [Oxforder Handschriften 306,a,29. 313,b,32.] — c) Zins (auf ein geliehenes Kapital) [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 881.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] (kalāntara zu lesen). [Halāyudha 2, 417.] [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 1, 47.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 140. 143. fg. 150. fg. 153. fg. 157. 10, 117.] [Mahābhārata 13, 1640.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 37.] avṛddhika adj. [63.] — d) in der Grammatik die höchste Steigerung eines Vocals, die Vocale ā, ai und au [Prātiśākhya zur Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 5, 29.] [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 1, 1. 3. 6, 1, 88. 7, 2, 1. 114. 3, 89.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 634.] [SARVADARŚANAS. 157, 20. 167, 19.] guṇavṛddhī oder vṛddhiguṇau gaṇa rājadantādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 2, 31.] — e) ein best. Heilmittel [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 3, 31.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] [Suśruta 1, 140, 9. 2, 220, 14.] = śaileya [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] — f) abgekürzt für vṛddhiśrāddha [Śāṅkhāyana’s Gṛhyasūtrāṇi 4, 3.] [ĀŚV. GṚHY. 2, 5, 13.] [GOBH. 4, 3, 34.] — g) Name des [11ten] astr. Yoga (viṣkambhādi [Śabdakalpadruma]) [Medinīkoṣa] [Koṣṭhīpradīpa im Śabdakalpadruma] —
2) m. Nomen proprium eines Dichters [Oxforder Handschriften 124,b,46.] — Vgl. aṇḍa, antra, kāma, kāla, cakra, buddhi, brahma, bhukta, manoja, mūtra, varṣa, śaka .
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vṛddhi (वृद्धि) [Also spelled vraddhi]:—(nf) increase/increment, rise, growth; progress; enlargement, augmentation; enhancement; magnification; ~[kārī] promoting growth, augmentative, magnifying; -[dara] growth rate, rate of increase.
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Starts with (+11): Vriddhi-kukkuta, Vriddhibala, Vriddhibhu, Vriddhida, Vriddhidatri, Vriddhidatta, Vriddhijivaka, Vriddhijivana, Vriddhijivika, Vriddhika, Vriddhikama, Vriddhikara, Vriddhikarman, Vriddhikarnika, Vriddhimant, Vriddhimat, Vriddhingata, Vriddhinimitta, Vriddhipada, Vriddhipatra.
Ends with (+72): Abhivivriddhi, Abhivriddhi, Adivriddhi, Agnivriddhi, Alokavriddhi, Amtravriddhi, Andavriddhi, Antarvriddhi, Antra Vriddhi, Antravriddhi, Anuvriddhi, Apravriddhi, Ardhavriddhi, Arthavriddhi, Ativriddhi, Atmavivriddhi, Atmavriddhi, Ayurvriddhi, Bhatta vriddhi, Bhuktavriddhi.
Full-text (+387): Antravriddhi, Kusidavriddhi, Kalavriddhi, Vatavriddhi, Koshavriddhi, Vriddhipatra, Vivriddhi, Gunavriddhi, Cakravriddhi, Vriddhika, Vriddhijivika, Paita, Paitri, Arthavriddhi, Vriddhikara, Yamanva, Karita, Vriddhidatri, Varshavriddhi, Dishtivriddhi.
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Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CLXXXII - The Nidanam of Shlipadam (Elephantiasis) < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CLX - The Nidanam of abscesses etc. < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter XL - Maheshvara worship < [Agastya Samhita]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2768-2769 < [Chapter 24b - Arguments against the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
Verse 2336-2338 < [Chapter 24a - The case for the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
Verse 2339-2340 < [Chapter 24a - The case for the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Bodhisattva quality 23: endowed with utmost patience < [Chapter XII - Unhindered Mind]
II. Mastering the water element (ap) < [Part 3 - Mastering the four great elements]
Act 5.4: The softening of the earth makes beings joyful < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]