Cikitsasthana, aka: Cikitsa-sthana, Cikitsāsthāna; 1 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Chikitsasthana.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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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: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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