Fruits play an essential part in our everyday lives and are an integral component of Indian culture. Here is a list of 5 fruits named in Sanskrit, along with their Hindi and English translations. Guavas originally hail from America but were introduced into India via early traders.
Phala is a term found throughout Sanskrit literature, used to refer to the fruit of good qualities acquired through diligent practice as well as knowledge-related attributes like wisdom and compassion gained through learning and application of knowledge; such fruits can then be used to aid others.
Mangoes are an iconic Indian fruit and are regularly featured in Hindu rituals. Renowned for their health benefits and rich source of vitamins C and A, mango trees are considered sacred in Hinduism as they often symbolize love, peace, and prosperity – also beloved of Buddha himself, mentioned even by scripture!
Vedas use this word, known as “phalas,” to denote the results of any particular action taken by individuals or communities. For instance, mantras may describe their recitation as leading to wealth or fortune for their reader; such outcomes should not be taken literally but rather act as motivation and encourage their readers to continue with ritual or activity activities.
Phala is also used to refer to the results of calculations, for instance, multiplication. This term comes from gunana in Sanskrit meaning multiplication; one of twenty operations (logistics) listed in Patiganita from 7th century India that deal with ancient Indian mathematics and astronomy referred to here as patiganita; in which case both product (phala) and multiplicator (gunaka) can be called out by this name.
Phl  f. A successful harvest, fruition of its consequences or achievement Lit. VarBrS.
Phlks  f. is the tree species known as the cocoa-nut tree; its fruit has an attractive fibrous coating resembling hair. Lit. Kum. Phln  F. is the collective noun for palm nuts from Phoenix dactylifera trees; each palm nut produces a fruit called a Phln . Lit. Bhm
Lit. Rgh. An airborne substance such as foam. Lit. MBh.
Phara is a dish from Chhattisgarh state in India. It is made with rice flour and filled with lentils or chana dal. It is similar to the North Indian dish gujiya but with an extra savory flair. Phara is typically served with an accompaniment sauce of ginger, garlic, and green chilies and then garnished with coriander leaves and other spices for seasoning.
Phara is the name of both a sage in Hinduism and Jainism, who founded the Vaishnavite school of Hinduism and who many consider Lord Krishna in human form in his current manifestation. According to legend, Phara is said to have performed many miraculous feats during his lifetime. The sage has written many works on philosophy and spirituality that have been translated into various languages, including English. Hindus revere him as a saint; devotees pay their respects by worshipping his images at temples and shrines around the world. Furthermore, his followers revered him as their leader due to his numerous charitable deeds as well as social service contributions; some even call him the father of the Vaishnavite religion, with over 250 temples across the globe being named in his honor.
Hindu lore holds that mango is an iconic symbol of love, fertility, and prosperity. According to legend, Lord Buddha was presented with a grove of mango trees so he could relax peacefully. Mango leaves are frequently used in Hindu rituals as protection from negative energy at home or offices. As an added benefit, mango provides vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and antioxidants. Plus, it’s widely considered an aphrodisiac.
Phala (phl, fl) is the Sanskrit word for fruit or the result or outcome of any action, used in both Vedas and Upanishads to refer to outcomes or consequences of actions undertaken. For instance, it’s used when discussing stream-winner (srotapanna), once-returner (sakrdagamin), non-returner (anagamin), and arhat (nirvana). Additionally, it refers to experiences or maturation from past actions that manifest spiritual experiences.
According to the Mahavairagya Upanishad, both paths lead to liberation – with liberation of one’s mind as their goal in Kriya Yoga and consciousness liberation in Pavana Yoga, which are the two principal forms of freedom.
Phala (phl) refers to various dry fruits, such as mango, jackfruit, and banana, which have many healthful nutrients that Ayurveda highly values. They can provide essential fiber, potassium, magnesium, and Vitamin B6. Furthermore, these tasty snacks boost immunity and weight loss – and can even serve as natural sweeteners to add distinctive tastes and flavors to different dishes!
Phalaa is a delicious summer fruit. It is excellent for the digestive system and has healing powers for skin conditions such as acne. Plus, it contains vitamins A and C, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium to support overall well-being! Additionally, it boasts antioxidant properties, which make this versatile fruit suitable for many recipes such as chutneys, curries, and juices – not forgetting smoothies!
The mango tree is sacred to Hindus and Buddhists alike, with Lord Buddha being given a grove of mango trees to rest under during his meditation sessions. The fruits from its trees are used in many Hindu rituals and ceremonies, and its leaves are placed at home entrances to ward off any evil spirits that might enter. Ripe fruit from these trees are used as coolants in treating burning sensation, fever, etc., while its balance between Tridosha and Vata doshas helps prevent burning sensation and fever from occurring while unripe fruit increases Pitta doshas while Pitta does increases.
Coconut is considered sacred by Hindus and is frequently featured as part of various rituals and offerings. It symbolizes divinity, auspiciousness, and purity while also acting as a sign of prosperity and good luck. Here are a few slokas from Ramayana that highlight its place within Hinduism.
Falsa fruit (Ananasini) has long been used as part of Ayurvedic medicine since the days of Charaka and Sushruta, providing relief from burning sensations, fever, and other related ailments. When eaten ripe, it pacifies both Pitta and Vata Doshas, while unripe fruit can be bitter tasting and stimulating to the Pitta Dosha; alternatively, it may increase it.
Sanskrit pronunciation for the word phalaa is phlaanaaN; students interested in learning this word may watch the video below to gain more insight. Click here for a comprehensive list of fruits in Sanskrit with their Hindi and English equivalents.