Cikitsa, Cikitsā: 7 definitions
Cikitsa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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 Chikitsa.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Cikitsā.—(CII 1), medical treatment. Note: cikitsā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cikitsā (चिकित्सा).—f (S) The practice of medicine. 2 Prognosis or the prognostic division of medicine. 3 Hence minute and close examination; esp. as viewed as captious or hypercritical. 4 A suspicion or surmise; an imagination of ill: also a fancy, an opinion or apprehension bred by one's imagination or fears. v yē.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
cikitsā (चिकित्सा).—f The practice of medicine. Close examination; prognosis.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Cikitsā (चिकित्सा).—[kit svārthe san bhāve a]
1) Administering remedies or medicine, medical treatment, curing, healing.
2) (In the system of medicine) Therapeutics, one of the six sections (or sthānāni) of medicine.
3) Control, punishment; प्रमत्तस्य ते करोमि चिकित्सां दण्ड- पाणिरिव जनतायाः (pramattasya te karomi cikitsāṃ daṇḍa- pāṇiriva janatāyāḥ) Bhāg.5.1.7.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tsā) The practice of medicine, healing, curing, administering or applying remedies. E. kit to relieve, (disease,) in the reduplicate form, affixes a and ṭāp . kita-svārthe san bhāve a .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cikitsā (चिकित्सा).—i. e. cikitsa (see cikitsaka), + ā, f. The practice of medicine, curing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 71, 26.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+8): Cikitsacintamani, Cikitsadarpana, Cikitsadipa, Cikitsadipika, Cikitsaka, Cikitsakalikatika, Cikitsakhora, Cikitsamaharnava, Cikitsamalika, Cikitsamanjari, Cikitsamrita, Cikitsana, Cikitsanagarjuniya, Cikitsaniya, Cikitsanjana, Cikitsapaddhati, Cikitsaparibhasha, Cikitsaratna, Cikitsaratnavali, Cikitsarnavasamhita.
Ends with (+26): Amavatacikitsa, Annacikitsa, Arkacikitsa, Ashrvacikitsa, Ashvacikitsa, Astracikitsa, Asuricikitsa, Balacikitsa, Cittabhramacikitsa, Gajacikitsa, Garbhinicikitsa, Gorakshacikitsa, Jaracikitsa, Jvaracikitsa, Jvaradirogacikitsa, Kayacikitsa, Madhavacikitsa, Mritavatsacikitsa, Mugdhabodhakhya jvaradirogacikitsa, Mutracikitsa.
Full-text (+30): Astracikitsa, Vicikitsa, Ashvacikitsa, Arkacikitsa, Kayacikitsa, Cikitsadarpana, Cikitsakalikatika, Dukcikitsita, Cikitsaka, Vaidyacikitsa, Samdhigacikitsa, Ravani cikitsa, Dushcikitsya, Mritavatsacikitsa, Rudrayamaliyacikitsa, Vishaharacikitsa, Shastracikitsa, Vasantarajacikitsa, Nadiparikshadicikitsakathana, Vatapramehacikitsa.
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Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Medical ethics [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 8 - Ethics]
The locations, qualities, and the functions of the doṣas < [Chapter 3 - Fundamental Theories]
Mind [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 5 - The Complete Man]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 18 - Āyurveda Literature < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Part 1 - Āyurveda and the Atharva-veda < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Part 3 - Organs in the Atharva-veda and Āyurveda < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)