Dashaguna, Daśaguṇa, Dashan-guna: 10 definitions


Dashaguna 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.

The Sanskrit term Daśaguṇa can be transliterated into English as Dasaguna or Dashaguna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Dashaguna in Ayurveda glossary

Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Daśaguṇa (दशगुण) refers to “10 measures (of ingredients)”, according to the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—Kāśyapa has recommended a slew of generic formulae that successfully neutralise rat poison.—According to Kāśyapasaṃhitā (verse 11.41cd-42): “Fumigation with Duttūra, cat’s stool and skin of Duṇḍubha snake is prescribed. Paste of oil, Pañcāmrakalka, mixed in 10 measures (daśaguṇa) of milk, are effective antidotes”.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Daśaguṇa (दशगुण):—[daśaguṇam] Ten attributes or properties of poison by which it acts on the body and produces harmful effects.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Daśaguṇa (दशगुण).—a. ten-fold, ten times larger.

Daśaguṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and guṇa (गुण).

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

Daśaguṇa (दशगुण).—adv. n.

(-ṇaṃ) Ten times, ten-fold. E. daśa, and guṇa a time.

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

Daśaguṇa (दशगुण).—([neuter] [adverb]) & guṇita [adjective] tenfold.

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

1) Daśaguṇa (दशगुण):—[=daśa-guṇa] [from daśa] mfn. tenfold, 10 times larger or more, [i, 45 f.; Manu-smṛti viii]

2) [v.s. ...] See -kṣīra

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

Daśaguṇa (दशगुण):—[daśa-guṇa] (ṇaṃ) adv. Ten-fold.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dashaguna in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dashaguna in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Daśaguṇa (ದಶಗುಣ):—[noun] ten times the quantity.

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Daśaguṇa (ದಶಗುಣ):—[noun] penalty for the omission of affixing a stamp to a postal document.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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