Alocaka, Ālocaka: 11 definitions
Alocaka 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Alochaka.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Google Books: A Practical Approach to the Science of Ayurveda
Ālocaka (आलोचक).—One of the five upadoṣas (sub-functions) of pitta (one of the three biological humors).—
Location of ālocaka: Eyes.
Functions of ālocaka: Lends vision. It functions in the retina to make possible the perception of rupa (form) and color of an object.
Ailments of ālocaka due to vitiation: Impaired vision and other ophthalmic ailments.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ālocaka (आलोचक).—a. Seeing, beholding.
3) Causing to see.
-kam The faculty of vision, the cause of sight.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) The faculty of vision or the cause of sight. E. āṅ before loca to see and vuñ affix.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ālocaka (आलोचक).—[ā-loc + aka], adj. Causing sight.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ālocaka (आलोचक):—[=ā-locaka] [from ā-loc] mfn. causing to see, [Suśruta]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ālocaka (आलोचक):—[ā-locaka] (kaṃ) 1. n. Faculty of seeing.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ālocaka (आलोचक) [Also spelled alochak]:—(nm) a critic.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] tending to or being capable of, thinking.
2) [adjective] that can be mentally conceived; conceivable.
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Ālōcaka (ಆಲೋಚಕ):—[noun] one who thinks deeply over; a thinker.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Alocakapitta.
Ends with: Samalocaka.
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 9 - Head and Heart < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Part 5 - The Foetus and the Subtle Body < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 50 - Departure of the Soul to the Next World < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter I - Diseases of the eye and its appendages < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]