Halimaka, Halīmaka: 9 definitions
Halimaka 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
Halīmaka (हलीमक) refers to “hepatitis” (inflammation of the liver, irrespective of the cause). Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Halīmaka (हलीमक) refers to “chronic obstructive jaundice” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning halīmaka] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Halīmaka (हलीमक).—A nāga born in the family of Vāsuki. He was burnt to death in the serpent yajña of Janamejaya. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 57, Verse 5).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Halīmaka (हलीमक) or Halīsaka.—n.
(-kaṃ) A sort of jaundice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Halīmaka (हलीमक).—i. e. hariman + [Pagē108-b+ 40] ka, with l for r, and i lengthened, n. A sort of jaundice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Halīmaka (हलीमक):—[from halīna] m. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] a [particular] form of jaundice (in this sense [probably] connected with hariman), [Suśruta]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a serpent-demon, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Halīmaka (हलीमक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Jaundice.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Halīmaka (ಹಲೀಮಕ):—[noun] a disease characterised by the condition in which the eyeballs, the skin, and the urine become abnormally yellowish as a result of increased amounts of bile pigments in the blood; jaundice.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 16 - The therapeutics of Anemia (panduroga-cikitsa) < [Cikitsasthana (Cikitsa Sthana) — Section on Therapeutics]
Chapter 10 - The therapeutics of Epilepsy (apasmara-cikitsa) < [Cikitsasthana (Cikitsa Sthana) — Section on Therapeutics]
Chapter 7 - The Pharmaceutics of Turpeth (trivrit-kalpa) < [Kalpasthana (Kalpa Sthana) — Section on Pharmaceutics]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XLIV - Symptoms and Treatment of Jaundice (Pandu-roga) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter XXXIX - Symptoms and Treatment of Fever (Jvara) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)