Agniveshatantra, Agniveśatantra, Agnivesha-tantra: 1 definition


Agniveshatantra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Agniveśatantra can be transliterated into English as Agnivesatantra or Agniveshatantra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: The Caraka Saṃhitā Expounded by the Worshipful Ātreya Punarvasu

Agniveśatantra (अग्निवेशतन्त्र) originally consisted of 12000 verses.—(cf. Carakasaṃhitā Siddhisthāna 12.52-53).—Unfortunately Agniveshatantra in the original form is not available at present. That logically leads us to the question, as to the period till which the book was available.

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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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