Kalpasthana, aka: Kalpasthāna, Kalpa-sthana; 2 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Kalpasthāna (कल्पस्थान).—Fourth book of the Purva-tantra (part of the Sushruta Samhita, an ayurvedic text). It deals with the nature of poisons and their management.

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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Kalpasthāna (कल्पस्थान).—

1) the art of preparing drugs; Charak 7.

2) the science of poisons and antidotes; Suśr.

Derivable forms: kalpasthānam (कल्पस्थानम्).

Kalpasthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kalpa and sthāna (स्थान).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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