Caturjata, Caturjāta: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Caturjata 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturjata.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda

Caturjāta (चतुर्जात).—The Sanskrit name for an important Ayurvedic drug combination.—Elā, Tvak, Patra and Nāgakeśara together make Caturjāta.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Caturjāta (चतुर्जात):—[=catur-jāta] [from catur > catasṛ] n. = cāt, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Cāturjāta (चातुर्जात):—[from cātura] n. an aggregate of 4 substances, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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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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