Haritasamhita, Hārītasaṃhitā, Harita-samhita: 1 definition
Haritasamhita 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: eScholarship: Gāruḍa Medicine
Hārītasaṃhitā (हारीतसंहिता) is an ancient treatise whose precise date is unknown. Meulenbeld distinguishes between an old version and a new version, and assigns the latter to between AD 700 and 1000.80 Its fifty-sixth chapter is entitled “Treatise on Poison” (viṣatantra), and although short, it presents several mantras of note.
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.
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Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)