Annapanaraksha, Annapānarakṣā: 1 definition
Annapanaraksha 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 Annapānarakṣā can be transliterated into English as Annapanaraksa or Annapanaraksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Annapānarakṣā (अन्नपानरक्षा):—[tatpurusha compound] f.
(-kṣā) Precaution in eating and drink-ing. (The annapānarakṣākalpa is the introductory chapter of Suśruta to his toxicology; the bearing of the word is conveyed by the verse: tasmātparīkṣaṇaṃ kāryaṃ bhṛtyānāmādito nṛpaiḥ . anne pāne &c.) Comp. annarakṣā. E. anna-pāna, Dwandwa, and rakṣā.
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.
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