Cikitsasthana, Cikitsāsthāna, Cikitsa-sthana: 2 definitions
Cikitsasthana 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 Chikitsasthana.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Cikitsāsthāna (चिकित्सास्थान).—Fifth book of the Purva-tantra (part of the Sushruta Samhita, an ayurvedic text). It describes the principles of management of surgical conditions, including obstetrical emergencies and chapters on geriatrics and aphrodisiacs.Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
1) Cikitsāsthāna (चिकित्सास्थान) refers to the sixth of the eight sections of the Carakasaṃhitā which enjoys a prime position among Ayurvedic treatises and is written in the form of advices of the sage Ātreya to the sage Agniveśa. The Carakasaṃhitā contains eight sections [viz., cikitsāsthāna]. Sūtrasthāna contains 30 chapters.
2) Cikitsāsthāna (चिकित्सास्थान) refers to one of the six sections of the Suśrutasaṃhitā, an important Ayurvedic treatise. The discourses of the teacher Divodasa are believed to be summarised by his disciple Suśruta, who wrote the work Suśrutasaṃhitā in 4th century CE. Suśrutasaṃhitā contains six sections [viz., cikitsāsthāna].
3) Cikitsāsthāna (चिकित्सास्थान) also refers to one of the six sections of the 5th century Aṣṭāṅgahṛdaya by Vāgbhaṭa. Aṣṭāṅgahṛdaya is divided into two—pūrvatantra and uttaratantra. In the pūrvatantra there are five divisions which go by the names sūtrasthāna, nidānasthāna, śarīrasthāna, cikitsāsthāna and kalpasthāna.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Cikitsa, Sthana.
Starts with: Cikitsasthanatippana.
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Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita (by Nayana Sharma)
Multiplicity of Textual Strata < [Chapter 1]
The Physician in the Medical Texts < [Chapter 2]
The Saṃhitās (Introduction) < [Chapter 1]
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
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]
Chapter 9 - Thu use of Ornaments < [Part 4 - Some Aspects of Life in Caraka’s Times]
Cosmetics, Costumes and Ornaments in Ancient India (by Remadevi. O.)
1.3. Use of Madayantikā (Henna) < [Chapter 1 - Cosmetics]
2.1. Pharmaceutical use of Oil < [Chapter 1 - Cosmetics]
2.9. Pharmaceutical use of Anulepana (Unguents) < [Chapter 1 - Cosmetics]
Bhesajjakkhandhaka (Chapter on Medicine) (by Hin-tak Sik)
Internal Medicine (e): Gastrointestinal Disturbances < [Chapter 5 - Diseases and Treatments in the Chapter on Medicine]
Dermatology (c): Wounds < [Chapter 5 - Diseases and Treatments in the Chapter on Medicine]
Dermatology (d): Miscellaneous Skin Lesions < [Chapter 5 - Diseases and Treatments in the Chapter on Medicine]
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)