Cikitsa, Cikitsā: 12 definitions
Cikitsa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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 geographySource: 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 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) Bhāgavata 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.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cikitsā (चिकित्सा):—[from cit] f. medical attendance, practice or science of medicine ([especially] therapeutics, one of the six sections of med.), [, i, 67; ii, 224; Rāmāyaṇa vi, 71, 26; Mṛcchakaṭikā; Suśruta; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cikitsā (चिकित्सा):—(tsā) 1. f. Idem.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Cikitsā (चिकित्सा) [Also spelled chikitsa]:—(nf) treatment; remedy; medication, therapy; (a) medical therapeutic; -[paddhati] system of medicine; line of treatment; -[vyavasāya] medical practice; -[vyavasāyī] medical practitioner; -[śāstra] medicine, medical science.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+34): Cikitsacintamani, Cikitsadarpana, Cikitsadipa, Cikitsadipika, Cikitsajnana, Cikitsaka, Cikitsakalika, Cikitsakalikatika, Cikitsakaumadi, Cikitsakaumudi, Cikitsakhora, Cikitsakrama, Cikitsalakshana, Cikitsalaya, Cikitsamaharnava, Cikitsamalika, Cikitsamanjari, Cikitsamga, Cikitsamrita, Cikitsamritasara.
Ends with (+73): Amavatacikitsa, Amlapittacikitsa, Annacikitsa, Arkacikitsa, Arshacikitsa, Ashrvacikitsa, Ashvacikitsa, Astracikitsa, Asuricikitsa, Atisaracikitsa, Avicikitsa, Balacikitsa, Cittabhramacikitsa, Dahacikitsa, Dukcikitsa, Gajacikitsa, Garbhacikitsa, Garbhinicikitsa, Gocikitsa, Gorakshacikitsa.
Full-text (+102): Tigiccha, Astracikitsa, Kayacikitsa, Ashvacikitsa, Vicikitsa, Dukcikitsa, Shastracikitsa, Arkacikitsa, Teiccha, Cikitsaparatantra, Cikitsajnana, Cikitsakalikatika, Cikitsadarpana, Dukcikitsita, Cikitsashastra, Cikitsakalika, Cikitsakaumudi, Cikitsaka, Yogacikitsa, Cikitsaprabhrita.
Search found 18 books and stories containing Cikitsa, Cikitsā; (plurals include: Cikitsas, Cikitsās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 16 - The Fully Equipped Physician (Cikitsa-prabhrita) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana) — General Principles]
Chapter 9 - The (minor) Four Basic Factors of Therapeusis (Cikitsa) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana) — General Principles]
Chapter 10 - The (major) Fourfold Basic Factors in Therapeusis (Cikitsa) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana) — General Principles]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 9 - Commentators of Caraka Samhita < [Part 1 - The History of Medicine in India]
Chapter 7 - The Story of Dridhabala < [Part 1 - The History of Medicine in India]
Chapter 14 - Legends and Mantras < [Part 4 - Some Aspects of Life in Caraka’s Times]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.20.68 < [Chapter 20 - The Glories of Murāri Gupta]
Verse 2.20.61-065 < [Chapter 20 - The Glories of Murāri Gupta]
Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita (by Nayana Sharma)
Multiplicity of Textual Strata < [Chapter 1]
The Principles of Therapeutics (Cikitsā) < [Chapter 4]
Specialisation of physicians < [Chapter 2]
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]