Bhelasamhita, Bhelasaṃhitā, Bhela-samhita: 2 definitions

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Bhelasamhita 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Bhelasamhita in Shaivism glossary
Source: eScholarship: Gāruḍa Medicine

Bhelasaṃhitā (भेलसंहिता), an ancient work that has survived in only one manuscript and another ninth century fragment, has few references to Gāruḍa-medicine. It has a chapter on the symptoms of poisoning and how to avoid it in the court setting (1,18), references to using snake venom to treat diseases of the stomach (6,13.34), and an interesting section on employing exorcists devoted to Rudra to counteract fevers (6,1.49–50).

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhelasamhita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Bhelasaṃhitā (भेलसंहिता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—med. Bc 404.

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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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