Cittaviplava, Citta-viplava: 7 definitions


Cittaviplava 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 Chittaviplava.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Cittaviplava in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Cittaviplava (चित्तविप्लव):—Perplexed mind

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Cittaviplava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cittaviplava (चित्तविप्लव).—aberration, disturbance or derangement of mind, madness, insanity; स्वप्नोऽयं चित्तविभ्रंश उताहो सत्यमेव तु (svapno'yaṃ cittavibhraṃśa utāho satyameva tu) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.54.15.

Derivable forms: cittaviplavaḥ (चित्तविप्लवः).

Cittaviplava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citta and viplava (विप्लव). See also (synonyms): cittavibhraṃśa, cittavibhrama.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cittaviplava (चित्तविप्लव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Madness, insanity. E. citta the mind, and viplava afflic tion. cittasya viplavo'navasthānaṃ yasmāt . unmādaroge .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cittaviplava (चित्तविप्लव):—[=citta-viplava] [from citta > cit] m. disturbance of mind, insanity, [Hemacandra’s Yoga-śāstra i, 24.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cittaviplava (चित्तविप्लव):—[citta-viplava] (vaḥ) 1. m. Madness.

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