Aushadha, aka: Auṣadha; 3 Definition(s)
Aushadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
1. Sanskrit term used in Ayurveda, roughly meaning 'made of herbs', 'medicinal herb', 'remedy', 'drug' or 'medicine'.
2. Sanskrit noun meaning 'vessel for herbs'(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
auṣadha (औषध).—n (S) A drug; any medicine or medicament. auṣadha or auṣadhēṃ karaṇēṃ To employ medicines. auṣadhālā nasaṇēṃ (Not to be enough even for medicine. ) To be wanting altogether.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
auṣadha (औषध).—n A drug; any medicine. auṣadhālā nasaṇēṃ Be wanting altogether.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Search found 35 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
mūtrōtpādaka-auṣadha (मूत्रोत्पादक-औषध).—n Diuretic.
rasāyanī auṣadha (रसायनी औषध).—n A mineral medicine.
1) Dravya (द्रव्य, “substance”).—What is the meaning of substance (dravya)? Substance is an ent...
paramārtha (परमार्थ).—m The highest and most excel- lent object or end of man, viz. the attainm...
Tila (तिल, “sesamum”) refers to one of the seventeen varieties of dhānya (“grain”) according to...
Eka (एक, “single”).—What is the meaning of single (eka)? Knowledge of a small part or one in nu...
ōṣadha (ओषध).—n (Properly auṣadha) Any drug or medicament.
samudra (समुद्र).—a (S sa for saha With, mudrā Seal.) Sealed or stamped.11--- OR --- samudra (स...
Vedha (वेध).—One of the processes for manufacturing cosmetics and perfumes mentioned by Gaṅgādh...
sadhyā (सध्या).—ad Now.--- OR --- sādhya (साध्य).—a Achievable; acquirable. That is to be infer...
jhāḍapālā (झाडपाला).—m A comprehensive term for the herbs, leaves, and roots used medicinally;
nirvīrya (निर्वीर्य).—a Imbecile, impotent. Ineffica- cious, powerless. Cowardly.
ṭūka (टूक).—f The secret or key of a contrivance or process. v sādha, sāmpaḍa. Knack, readi- ne...
jāṇēṃ (जाणें).—v i (yāna S) To go, i. e. to proceed, travel, move on. 2 To pass or go from; to ...
vakhada (वखद).—n (Vulgar) A drug.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Aushadha or Auṣadha. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Sushruta)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 11 - The Theory of Rasas and their Chemistry < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Part 4 - Practice of Medicine in the Atharva-veda < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
- Was this explanation helpful? Leave a comment:
Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.