Dindimanavaka, Ḍiṇḍimāṇavaka: 1 definition


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I

Ḍiṇḍimāṇavaka (डिण्डिमाणवक) or Ḍiṇḍimāṇaka (डिण्डिमाणक)—Sanskrit word for a bird corresponding to “barbet” (Xantholaema sp.); Mh. ḍiṇḍimānaka; “which makes a loud drumming noise”. This animal is from the group called Pratuda (which peck). Pratuda itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).

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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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