Garamusha, Gara-musha, Gāramūṣā: 1 definition
Garamusha 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 Gāramūṣā can be transliterated into English as Garamusa or Garamusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Indian Journal of History of Science, 31(4), 1996: Mūṣāvijñāna
Gāramūṣā (गारमूषा) or simply Gāra refers to an “lake-earth crucible” and is a type of mūṣā (crucible) used for smelting metals.—Gāra-mūṣā and Vara-mūṣā (superior crucible) were made of different proportions of burnt coal, chaff, black earth and the earth obtained from lakes. These crucibles could stand fire for increasing time periods. Also see the Rasarantasamuccaya 10.15, 10.13.
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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