Bhrajaka, Bhrājaka: 7 definitions


Bhrajaka 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Google Books: A Practical Approach to the Science of Ayurveda

Bhrājaka (भ्राजक).—One of the five upadoṣas (sub-functions) of pitta (one of the three biological humors).—

Location of bhrājaka: Skin.

Functions of bhrājaka: Maintains a glowing complexion, lending color, brightness and luster to the skin; absorbing oily substances to nourish various body parts; maintains body temperature..

Ailments of bhrājaka due to vitiation: Leucoderma and other skin diseases.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhrājaka (भ्राजक).—a. (-jikā f.) [भ्रज्-ण्वुल् (bhraj-ṇvul)] Illuminating, irradiating.

-kam Bile, gall.

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

Bhrājaka (भ्राजक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Bile, the bilious humour. f.

(-jikā) Making bright. E. bhrāj to shine, aff. ṇvul .

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

1) Bhrājaka (भ्राजक):—[from bhrāj] mf(ī)n. ([from] [Causal]) causing to shine, making bright (said of the digestive fire and bile as brightening the skin), [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the bile, bilious humour, gall, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Bhrājaka (भ्राजक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Bile.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhrajaka in German

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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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