Dharanyadi, aka: Dharani-adi, Dharaṇyādi; 1 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Dharaṇyādi (धरण्यादि) or Dharaṇyādivarga is the name of the second chapter of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). Accordingly, “this chapter covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds”. Also, “a physician (bhiṣaj) can improve upon his knowledge through these chapters [viz., Dharaṇyādi] and thereafter he may draw his own conclusions”.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu
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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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