Yajnavalli, Yajna-valli, Yajñavalli, Yajñavallī: 6 definitions

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Yajnavalli 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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Yajñavallī (यज्ञवल्ली) is another name for Somavallī, a medicinal plant identified with Sarcostemma brevistigma (synonym of Sarcostemma acidum or leafless east-Indian vine) from the Apocynaceae or “dog-away” family of flowering plants, according to verse 3.98-99 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Yajñavallī and Somavallī, there are a total of eleven 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

[«previous next»] — Yajnavalli in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yajñavalli (यज्ञवल्लि) or Yajñavallī (यज्ञवल्ली).—f. the Soma plant.

Derivable forms: yajñavalliḥ (यज्ञवल्लिः).

Yajñavalli is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yajña and valli (वल्लि).

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

Yajñavalli (यज्ञवल्लि).—f. (-lliḥ-llī) The Soma plant; also yajñaśreṣṭhā .

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

Yajñavallī (यज्ञवल्ली):—[=yajña-vallī] [from yajña > yaj] f. Cocculus Cordifolius, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Yajñavallī (यज्ञवल्ली):—(yajña + va) f. = somavallī Cocculus cordifolius DC. [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Yajñavallī (यज्ञवल्ली):—f. Cocculus cordifolius.

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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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