Tag Archive: Botany

Sep
06

Flora mentioned in Fifth, Sixth and seventh Chapters of Harshacharita by Banabhatta

Flora mentioned in Fifth, Sixth and seventh  Chapters of Harshacharita by Banabhatta Glimpses of Botany in Harsha period 606-647 AD-3 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –139 Information Collection and Compilation: Bhishma Kukreti The following plants are mentioned in the fifth  Chapter (Panchama Harshaturtha Uuchcchchwas) of Harshacharita by Banabhatta  - Sanskrit name ————Common Name  ——————–  Botanical name …

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Aug
25

Great Poet Bharavi and his creation ‘Kiratarjunya’ the great Epic

Great Poet Bharavi and his creation ‘Kiratarjunya’ the great Epic Glimpses of Botany in Gupta period (3rd Century AD to 8th Century AD   -8 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –135 Bharavi was one of great Sanskrit Classic poets. Bharavi is famous for creating Sanskrit Classic epic ‘Kirataarjunya (Arjun and Mountain ma Kirata). Scholars do not …

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Aug
21

Applied Botany in Kalidasa Literature -1

Applied Botany in Kalidasa Literature -1 Glimpses of Botany in Gupta period (3rd Century AD to 8th Century AD   -7 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –134 Information Compiler: Bhishma Kukreti As other  prominent poets recognized the importance of plants and flowers in life as well in creating similes or figures of speeches in their poems, …

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Jul
31

Kalidasa: An Introduction

Kalidasa: An Introduction Glimpses of Botany in Gupta period (3rd Century AD to 8th Century AD   -6 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –133 Information Compiler: Bhishma Kukreti Works of Kalidasa are studied the most after Ramayana and Mahabharata in Indian literature. Kalidasa also described the flora and fauna of Himalaya in his literature related to …

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Jul
26

Plant Science Aspects in Ashtanga Hridaya of Vagbhata

Plant Science Aspects in Ashtanga Hridaya of Vagbhata Economic Botany or applied Botany in Vagbhata literature (Ashtanga Sangraha and Ashtanga Hridaya)   -3 Glimpses of Botany in Gupta period (3rd Century AD to 8th Century AD   -5 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –132 Information Compiler: Bhishma Kukreti Vagbhata is credited for writing Ashtanga Sangraha, Ashtanga Hridaya …

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