Gaudika, Gauḍikā, Gauḍika: 6 definitions
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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Gauḍikā (गौडिका) is the town associated with Guḍikanātha, who was one of the twelve princes born to Kuṃkumā, consort to Mīnanātha, who is the incarnation of Siddhanātha in the fourth yuga, belonging to the Pūrvāmnāya (‘eastern doctrine’) tradition of Kula Śaivism, according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya. Siddhanātha incarnates as a Kaula master in each of the four yugas. Guḍikanātha was one of the six princes having the authority to teach.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Gauḍika (गौडिक) refers to a type of sweet, according to the Suśrutasaṃhitā Sūtrasthāna chapter 46, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Suśrutasaṃhitā refers to the sweets like sāmita, kṣīrakṛta, kūrcikāvikṛta, gauḍika, saṃyāva and ghṛtapūra.
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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Gauḍika.—(EI 28), maker and seller cf sugar; see Guḍika. Note: gauḍika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gauḍika (गौडिक).—a. Relating to molasses.
-kam Rum.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Of or relating to Gur or molasses. n.
(-kaṃ) Rum. E. guḍa as above, affix of relation ṭhak.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gauḍika (गौडिक):—[from gauḍa] mfn. prepared with sugar or molasses, [Suśruta i, 46, 9, 3]
2) [v.s. ...] fit for the preparation of sugar, [Pāṇini 4-4, 103]
3) [v.s. ...] n. rum (prepared with sugar), [Suśruta vi, 58, 28.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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