Alepa, aka: Ālepa; 5 Definition(s)
Alepa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Ālepa (आलेप) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to a “paste” or “salve”, and is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā.Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Ālepa (locally applied pastes)Source: PMC: Effect of Grīvā Vasti
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.
Languages of India and abroad
ālepa : (m.) ointment; plaster.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Ālepa, (cp. Sk. ālepa, of ā + lip) ointment, salve, liniment Vin.I, 274; Miln.74; DhsA.249. (Page 110)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
1) To be anointed.
-paḥ, -panam 1 Anointing, smearing.
2) Liniment.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
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