Abhichar: 2 definitions


Abhichar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ambiguity: Although Abhichar has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Abhicar. It further has the optional forms Abhi-char.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume III

Abhichar means incantations or Atharvan rites by which disease, death and any other injuries are brought about.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Abhichar in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) incantation, employment of spells for a malevolent purpose, sorcery, black magic; ~[raka] one who practises incantation, a conjurer; ~[rakriya] witchcraft; sorcery; ~[ri] incantational, incantatory; a conjurer..—abhichar (अभिचार) is alternatively transliterated as Abhicāra.

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