Akhuvishi, Akhu-vishi, Ākhuviṣī, Ākhuviṣin, Akhu-vishin, Akhuvishin: 1 definition
Akhuvishi 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 terms Ākhuviṣī and Ākhuviṣin can be transliterated into English as Akhuvisi or Akhuvishi or Akhuvisin or Akhuvishin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa
Ākhuviṣī (आखुविषी) refers to “one suffering from the debilitating effects of rat-poison”, according to the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—Kāśyapa has recommended a slew of generic formulae that successfully neutralise rat poison.—According to Kāśyapasaṃhitā (verse 11.36cd-7ab): “A victim suffering from the debilitating effects of rat-poison (ākhuviṣī) must be given to drink a solution of seven leaves of tender Vanamālā, found in the weswtern direction, skin of Sahasrāṅghri and Kapittha, mixed with milk”.
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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