Jivaka Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary: jIvaka mfn. living , alive (f. {ikA}) living see {cira-}: making a livelihood by (in comp.) (cf. {akSara-}) ; generating see {putraM-} ifc. (f. {A}) long living , for whom long life is desired m. a living being living on others a servant an usurer a beggar a snake-catcher a tree one of the 8 principal drugs called Ashtavarga (Terminalia tomentosa Coccinia grandis N. of Kumara-bhuta ikA}) f. living , manner of living livelihood (ifc. f. {A} the plant Jivanti pl. life-giving element water