Jatilinga, aka: Jātiliṅga, Jati-linga; 1 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Jātiliṅga (जातिलिङ्ग) is a Sanskrit technical term, translating to the “reproductive charcteristics” of a plant. It is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā and the Caraka-saṃhitā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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