Yashasya, Yaśasyā, Yaśasya: 9 definitions

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The Sanskrit terms Yaśasyā and Yaśasya can be transliterated into English as Yasasya or Yashasya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

1) Yaśasyā (यशस्या) is another name for Jīvantī, a medicinal plant identified with Leptadenia reticulata (cork swallow-wort) from the Apocynaceae, or “dogbane family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.37-39 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 Yaśasyā and Jīvantī, there are a total of eighteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

2) Yaśasyā (यशस्या) is also mentioned as a synonym for Ṛddhi, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 5.28-33. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Yaśasyā and Ṛddhi, there are a total of twelve 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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yaśasya (यशस्य).—a. [yaśase hitaṃ yat]

1) Leading to glory or distinction; आयुष्यं प्राङ्मुखो भुङ्क्ते यशस्यं दक्षिणामुखः (āyuṣyaṃ prāṅmukho bhuṅkte yaśasyaṃ dakṣiṇāmukhaḥ) Ms.2.52.

2) Renowned, famous; glorious; धन्यं यशस्यमायुष्यं स्वर्ग्यं वातिथिपूजनम् (dhanyaṃ yaśasyamāyuṣyaṃ svargyaṃ vātithipūjanam) Ms.3.16.

-sthā Name of a plant (jīvantī).

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

Yaśasya (यशस्य).—mfn.

(-syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) 1. Conferring fame. 2. A plant, (Celtis orientalis.) “jīvantī vṛkṣe .” E. yaśas and yat aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yaśasya (यशस्य).—[yaśas + ya], adj. Bringing reputation, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 106.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yaśasya (यशस्य).—[adjective] = yaśaskara.

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

1) Yaśasya (यशस्य):—[from yaśas] mfn. conferring fame or renown, famous, creditable, glorious, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] honoured, celebrated, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] stately, decent, [Caraka]

4) Yaśasyā (यशस्या):—[from yaśasya > yaśas] f. Name of various plants (= ṛddhi, jīvantī etc.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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