Castor; 1 Definition(s)
Castor 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Castor and Pollux of Greek mythology:—Ushas was accompanied by the Aswins, twin horses; these are morning and evening, since the darkness comes at evening as well as at morning, and these are the originals of the twin brothers whom we meet in every literature like Castor and Pollux.Source: archive.org: Sanskrit and its kindred literatures Studies in comparative mythology
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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 13: Extinction of the congregation < [Chapter VII - Suvidhināthacaritra]
Part 16: Ṛṣabha’s nirvāṇa < [Chapter VI]
Part 15: Mahāvīra’s (Vīra’s) mokṣa (nirvāṇa, emancipation) < [Chapter XIII - Śrī Mahāvīra’s nirvāṇa]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 295: Anta-jātaka < [Book III - Tika-Nipāta]
Jataka 109: Kuṇḍakapūva-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 474: Amba-jātaka < [Volume 4]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 2 - Purification of Makshika < [Chapter II - Uparasa (2): Makshika (pyrites)]
Part 3 - Incineration of Makshika < [Chapter II - Uparasa (2): Makshika (pyrites)]
Part 1 - Characteristics of Gauripashana (arsenic stone) < [Chapter XVII - Uparasa (18): Gauripashana (arsenic stone)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 2 - Purgation in udara-roga < [Chapter VI - Diseases affecting the belly (udara-roga)]
Part 6 - Diet in Udavarta and Anaha < [Chapter VIII - Udavarta and Anaha]
Part 2 - Treatment for enlargement of spleen and liver (1): Plihantaka rasa < [Chapter VII - Enlargement of spleen (plihodara) and liver (yakridudara)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)