Yamalacchada, Yamala-chada, Yamalachada: 4 definitions



Yamalacchada 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Yamalachchhada.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Yamalacchada in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Yamalacchada (यमलच्छद) is another name (synonym) for Karbudāra, which is the Sanskrit word for Bauhinia variegata (orchid tree), a plant from the Cleomaceae family. This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 13.99), which is an Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Yamalachada (यमलछद).—Bauhinia Variegata (Mar. kāṃcana-āpaṭā).

Derivable forms: yamalachadaḥ (यमलछदः).

Yamalachada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yamala and chada (छद).

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

Yamalacchada (यमलच्छद):—[=yamala-cchada] [from yamala > yam] m. Bauhinia Variegata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Yamalacchada (यमलच्छद):—m. Bauhinia variegata [Rājan 10,22.]

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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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