Dhumapana, Dhūmapāna, Dhuma-pana: 5 definitions



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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ancient Science of Life: Snake bite treatment in Prayoga samuccayam

Dhūmapāna (धूमपान) refers to “fume inhalation”, and is used in the treatment of poison (viṣa), according to the 20th century Prayogasamuccaya (one of the most popular and widely practised book in toxicology in Malayalam).—The author has given a detailed description of types of [snake-] bite mark and the corresponding causes and prognosis. [...] Fume therapy using certain drugs can help regain consciousness. The first dung of a calf is ground in the urine of a goat and a suppository is made which is used for dhūmapāna (fume inhalation). This chapter also includes many nasya (nasal administration), añjana (collyrium), lepa (external ointment/liniment), pāna (drink) with simple drugs mentioned.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhūmapāna (धूमपान).—inhaling smoke or vapour.

Derivable forms: dhūmapānam (धूमपानम्).

Dhūmapāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhūma and pāna (पान).

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

Dhūmapāna (धूमपान):—[=dhūma-pāna] [from dhūma > dhū] n. inhalation of sm° or vapour, [Caraka], tobacco-smoking, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dhūmapāna (धूमपान):—(dhūma + pāna) n. das Einziehen von Rauch oder Dämpfen [Suśruta 2, 16, 3.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss 279, Z. 8 v. u. 284, Z. 14, v. u. No. 941] am Ende und [No. 958.] Tabakrauchen [HAUGHT.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dhūmapāna (धूमपान):—n. das Einziehen von Rauch oder Dämpfen , Inhalation [Materia medica of the Hindus 20.] [Carakasaṃhitā 1,5.6,9.] *das Tabakrauchen.

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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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