Doshaja, Dosha-ja, Doṣaja: 2 definitions


Doshaja 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 Doṣaja can be transliterated into English as Dosaja or Doshaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Asian Agri-History: Paśu Āyurvēda (Veterinary Medicine) in Garuḍapurāṇa

Doṣaja (दोषज) or Doṣajavraṇa refers to “wounds caused by the derangement of the humors”, according to Āyurveda sections in the Garuḍapurāṇa.—In Garuḍapurāṇa the vraṇa (ulcers/wounds) are classified broadly into two types based on the causative factors i.e.: (1) Āgantujavraṇa—The ulcers /wounds caused by Āgantujakāraṇa (traumatic, or extraneous factors). (2) Doṣajavraṇa—The ulcers / wounds due to derangement of Doṣa i.e. the humors. [...]

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dōṣaja (ದೋಷಜ):—[noun] any disease caused by any of the three humours in the body, ವಾತ, ಪಿತ್ತ [vata, pitta] and ಶ್ಲೇಷ್ಮ [shleshma].

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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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