Basti: 10 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda
Basti (बस्ति, “urinary bladder”) is the receptacle of urine which contains urine formed in vṛkka (‘kidneys’) through the two ureters and releases it through urethra.Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)
Basti (बस्ति) refers to “clyster”, and is mentioned in verse 1.25 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—The terms basti (“clyster”), vireka (“cathartic”), and vamana (“vomitive”) have been paraphrased by mas-btaṅ (“moving-downward drug”), bkru-sman (“washing-off drug”) and slon-sman (“thrusting-out drug”) respectively. Instead of mas-btaṅ, CD read mas-gtoṅ throughout.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
basti (बस्ति).—f m S The hypogastric and pubic region, the lower belly. 2 or bastiyantra n bastinalikā f or bastīcī naḷī f A clyster-pipe; a bag made of bladder or gut with a nozzle.
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bastī (बस्ती).—f A temple of the jaina sect. Ex. jarīṃ lāgalā pāṭhīṃ hastī tarīṃ na righāvēṃ bastīṃ.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
basti (बस्ति).—f m The hypogastric and public region, the lower belly.
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bastī (बस्ती).—f A temple of jaina sect.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Basti (बस्ति).—f. (q. v. vastiḥ) The abdomen, the lower belly; 'मूत्राशयपुटो बस्तिः (mūtrāśayapuṭo bastiḥ)' Ratnamālā; स्वर्णभ्रुवं वारणबस्तिकोशम् (svarṇabhruvaṃ vāraṇabastikośam) (rājasutam) Bu. Ch.1.66; अकूपारो बस्तिश्चरणमपि पातालमिति वै (akūpāro bastiścaraṇamapi pātālamiti vai) Viṣṇumahimna 23.
Derivable forms: bastiḥ (बस्तिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Basti (बस्ति).—v. vasti.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Basti (बस्ति):—etc. See vasti.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Basti (बस्ति):—m. Schreibart der Bomb. Ausg. des [Mahābhārata] für vasti Blase , Harnblase.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+58): Asthapanopaga, Niruha, Asthapanadravya, Anuvasanadravya, Bastici-nali, Vatsi, Piprahwa, Matra-basti, Vasteya, Vamana, Vasati, Piprawa, Dhauti, Sneha, Bahulata, Vishadata, Laghuta, Vireka, Harina, Cancalata.
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Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 1 - Characteristics of Udara-roga (diseases affecting the belly) < [Chapter VI - Diseases affecting the belly (udara-roga)]