Cikitsa, aka: Cikitsā; 3 Definition(s)
Cikitsa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cikitsā (चिकित्सा).—f The practice of medicine. Close examination; prognosis.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
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): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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.
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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)
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)