Hastiruci: 3 definitions
Hastiruci 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Hastiruchi.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Ancient Science of Life: Vaidyavallabha: An Authoritative Work on Ayurveda Therapeutics
Hastiruci is a Jain scholar and author of the Vaidyavallabha: an authoritative work on Ayurvedic therapeutics, belonging to the time period of 1673–1726 CE. Hastiruci was a Jain sage belonging to Kāthiyāvāḍi region of Gujarat. Kāthiyāvāḍi or Kathiawar region includes the present major cities such as Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Khambhat, Surendranagar, Wadhwan, Porbandar, Junagadh, Daman and Diu of Gujarat state.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Hastiruci (हस्तिरुचि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—pupil of Hitaruci: Vaidyavallabha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hastiruci (हस्तिरुचि):—[=hasti-ruci] [from hasti > hasta] m. Name of an author, [Catalogue(s)]
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.
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