Dhusturapushpamusha, aka: Dhustūrapuṣpamūṣā, Dhustura-pushpa-musha; 1 Definition(s)

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Dhusturapushpamusha 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 Dhustūrapuṣpamūṣā can be transliterated into English as Dhusturapuspamusa or Dhusturapushpamusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

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Dhustūrapuṣpamūṣā (धुस्तूरपुष्पमूषा) is a Sanskrit technical term corresponding to “Cow-nipple Like Crucible”. It is commonly used in Rasaśāstra literature (Medicinal Alchemy) such as the Rasaprakāśasudhākara or the Rasaratna-samuccaya. Dhustūrapuṣpamūṣā is a tool often used in various Āyurvedic recipes and Alchemical preparations.

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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