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Garūḍī, aka: Garudi, Gāruḍi; 2 Definition(s)

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Garūḍī means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Garūḍī can be transliterated into English as Garudi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Gāruḍi (गारुडि).—Sugrīva, the enemy of snakes in the Vaikārika hill.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 39. 40.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Rasaśāstra (chemistry and alchemy)

Garūḍī (गरूडी):—One of the sixty-eight Rasauṣadhi, very powerful drugs known to be useful in alchemical processes related to mercury (rasa), according to Rasaprakāśa-sudhākara (chapter 9).

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

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Rasaśāstra (रसशास्त्र, rasa-shastra) is an important branch of Āyurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasaśāstra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Rasauṣadhi
Rasauṣadhi (रसौषधि):—These Rasauṣadhis are sixty eight in number and very powerful and...

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