Doshaka, Doṣaka, Dośaka: 6 definitions


Doshaka 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 terms Doṣaka and Dośaka can be transliterated into English as Dosaka or Doshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Dośaka (दोशक) refers to a type of food preparation with pulses, according to the Mānasollāsa chapter III, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Mānasollāsa describes many pulse preparations like vidalapāka, iḍarikā, ghārikā, vaṭikā, kaṭakarna, pūrikā, veṣṭikā and dośaka in its third chapter.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Doṣaka (दोषक).—A calf.

Derivable forms: doṣakaḥ (दोषकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Doṣaka (दोषक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A calf. E. kan added to doṣa .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Doṣaka (दोषक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A calf.

[Sanskrit to German]

Doshaka in German

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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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