Asrigdara, aka: Asṛgdara, Asrij-dara; 5 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Asṛgdara can be transliterated into English as Asrgdara or Asrigdara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Asrigdara in Ayurveda glossaries]

Asṛgdara (असृग्दर) refers to an “menorrhagia”, which is an irregular or excessive menstruation. It is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. The word Asṛgdara is composed of asṛg (not discharging) and dara (“stream”).

(Source): Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Asrigdara (Menorrhagia):—An abnormal or excessive discharge of the menstrual blood (Ārtava), or its long persistence even after the wonted time, or its appearance at a premature or unnatural period (as well as contrarity in its colour or properties) is called Asrigdara. All types of the disease (Asrigdara) are attended with an aching in the limbs and a painful flow (of the catamenial fluid).

(Source): archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume II

Asṛgdara (असृग्दर) refers to “mennorrhagi” (menstrual periods with abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding). Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

(Source): Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
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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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Purana

[Asrigdara in Purana glossaries]

Ingestion of incompatible articles of fare, eating before the digestion of a previous meal, indigestion, abortions, sexual excesses, excessive travelling in carriages, or riding on horse-back etc., exhaustion through excessive grief or anguish, lifting or carrying of inordinately heavy weights, local-injuries and day sleep may be described as the exciting factors of Asrigdara (uterine or vaginal catarrh) of which a bruised or aching pain in the limbs forms the specific concomitant.

(Source): archive.org: The Garuda puranam
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Asrigdara in Sanskrit glossaries]

Asṛgdara (असृग्दर).—an irregular or excessive menstruation, mœnorrhagia.

Derivable forms: asṛgdaraḥ (असृग्दरः).

Asṛgdara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms asṛj and dara (दर).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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