Tag Archive: Botany History

Dec
03

Types of soil in Amarkosha

  Types of soil in Amarkosha Agriculture Science in Amarkosha Lexicon – Plant Science / Botany in Classic Sanskrit Literature BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –153 Information Collection and Compilation: Bhishma Kukreti s= Half अ /आधा अ फलो – There are references of Agriculture science in Amarkosha too.  There is agriculture subject in Aushadhivarga, Bhumivarga …

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Aug
31

Flora mentioned in Third Chapter of Harshacharita by Banabhatta

Flora mentioned in Third Chapter 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 third Chapter (Tritiya Uuchcchchwas) of Harshacharita by Banabhatta  - Sanskrit name ————Common Name  ——————–  Botanical name Nipa ——————–Nipa palm —————— Nipa …

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May
15

Bhel Samhita: An Introduction

Bhel Samhita: An Introduction  History of Botany in India in Kushana period 3 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –100 By: Bhishma Kukreti- Bhel Samhita is one important treatises of Sanskrit Samhita Ayurveda Period (100BC -400 BC) . Bhela Charya one of six disciples (others were Agnivesha, Jatukaran, Parasa, Hariat and Ksarapani)  of Punarvasu Atreya . …

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Apr
11

Life Consciousness in Plants , Trees

Life  Consciousness in Plants , Trees Botany History in Smriti, Purana etc. 3 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –71 By: Bhishma Kukreti M.Sc. {(Botany), B.Sc. (Honours in Botany), Medical Tourism Historian) – At early stage of History, the Indian researchers knew that there was life in plants or trees. Mahabharata and other classics stated various …

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Apr
03

Brief about Ashoka the Great (273 B.C.- 236 BC)

Brief about Ashoka the Great (273 B.C.- 236 BC) Botany History in Maurya Period -13 BOTANY History of Indian Subcontinent –67 By: Bhishma Kukreti M.Sc. {(Botany), B.Sc. (Honours in Botany), Medical Tourism Historian) – Ashoka had been the great Maurya King and unfortunately the last important King of Maurya Dynasty.  Bimbsar the great Mauryana King …

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