Gavashir, Gavāśir, Go-ashir: 2 definitions
Gavashir 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 Gavāśir can be transliterated into English as Gavasir or Gavashir, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Gavāśir (गवाशिर्) or Gavāśira refers to “milk mixed with soma juice”, according to the Ṛgveda II.41.3, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Milk was one of the principal ingredients of the food of Vedic Indians. [...] Milk was mixed with soma juice called gavāśira.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gavāśir (गवाशिर्):—[=gav-āśir] [from gav] (gav-) mfn. mixed with milk (as Soma), [Ṛg-veda]
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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