Bileshaya, aka: Bileśaya, Vileśaya, Vileshaya; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Bileshaya 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.

The Sanskrit terms Bileśaya and Vileśaya can be transliterated into English as Bilesaya or Bileshaya or Vilesaya or Vileshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Bileshaya in Ayurveda glossaries]

Animals such as, the

  • Shvāvit,
  • Shalyaka,
  • Godhā,
  • Shasha,
  • Vrishadansha,
  • Lopāka,
  • Lomasha-Karna,
  • Kadali,
  • Mriga-Priyaka,
  • Ajagara,
  • Sarpa,
  • Mushika,
  • Nakula
  • and Mahā-Vabhru

belong to the group of Vileshaya (hole-dwellers).

The general properties of the flesh of animals belonging to this species are to increase the consistency of stool and urine. They are heat-making in potency, sweet in digestion as those of the preceding group. They subdue the Vāyu and generate the Pittam and Kapham. They are demulcent and beneficial in cough, dyspnœa and cachexia.

The Vileśaya is a sub-group of the Jāṅghala group (living in high ground and in a jungle).

(Source): archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
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context information

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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