Ayushya, Āyuṣya: 14 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Ayushya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

The Sanskrit term Āyuṣya can be transliterated into English as Ayusya or Ayushya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Āyuṣya (आयुष्य) refers to “vitalizing”, and is mentioned in verse 2.15 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Vṛṣya (“viriligenic”), āyuṣya (“vitalizing”), and ūrjābalaprada (“generative of vigour and strength”) have been combined to rotsa daṅ thse daṅ mdaṅs daṅ stobs rah (b)skyed (“generates virility, life, vigour, and strength”)—ūrjā (~mdaṅs) denotes the vital essence, usually called ojas, that consists of the seven elements, pervades the whole body, and brings about the functioning of the organs. It is described in Suśrutasaṃhitā I.15.21 as a soma-like, unctuous, white, cold, solidifying, mobile, distinct, soft, and slimy substance and identified by Bhishagrantna (Transl. I p. 130) as albumen.—rab is used pleonastically for the prefix pra.

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Āyuṣya (आयुष्य):—[āyuṣyaḥ] Substances which enhance life span

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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 and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Āyuṣya (आयुष्य) refers to “longevity”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.43.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] thus I have described the fascinating story of Satī (i.e., satīcaritra) to you which confers worldly pleasures and salvation, which is divine and bestows all wishes. This narrative is flawless, pure, sanctifying, conferring heavenly pleasures, glory, longevity (i.e., āyuṣya) and the pleasure of sons and grandsons”.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Āyuṣya.—(EI 10), Jain; a variety of karman. Note: āyuṣya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āyuṣya (आयुष्य).—n (S) Life, life-time, the term or period of life. āyuṣyācēṃ uṇēṃ karaṇēṃ To consume one's life.

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āyuṣya (आयुष्य).—. Add:--āyuṣya puṣkaḷa āhē (Long is your life--numerous are your days.) A phrase addressed to a person entering or appearing upon the mention of his name.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

āyuṣya (आयुष्य).—Life, life-time. āyuṣyamān a Long-lived.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āyuṣya (आयुष्य).—a. [āyuḥ prayojanamasya, yat] Promoting long life, vital, preservative of life; इदं यशस्यमायुष्यमिदं निःश्रेयसं परम् (idaṃ yaśasyamāyuṣyamidaṃ niḥśreyasaṃ param) Ms.1.16,3.16,4.13; M.4.4 v. l.; Dk.158.

-ṣyam 1 Vital power, abundance of life or vigour.

2) Name of a ceremony performed after the birth of a child.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyuṣya (आयुष्य).—mfn.

(-ṣyaḥ-ṣyā-ṣyaṃ) Vital, preservative of life, for the sake of life, relating or belonging to it. E. āyus and yat aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyuṣya (आयुष्य).—i. e. āyus + ya, I. adj., f. , Procuring long life, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 106. Ii. n. Long life, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 52.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyuṣya (आयुष्य).—[adjective] giving (long) life; [neuter] vital power, longevity.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Āyuṣya (आयुष्य):—[from āyu] mfn. giving long life, vital, preservative of life, for the sake of life, relating or belonging to it, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. vital power, abundance of life, longevity, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Pañcatantra] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] a medicament, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] ‘vivifying’, Name of a ceremony performed after a child’s birth, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Āyuṣya (आयुष्य):—[(ṣyaḥ-ṣyā-ṣyaṃ) a.] Vital.

2) [(ṣyaḥ-ṣyā-ṣyaṃ) a.] Conferring long life.

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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 (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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