Kamsyapatra, Kāṃsyapātra, Kamsya-patra: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Kamsyapatra in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Kāṃsyapātra (कांस्यपात्र) or simply Kāṃsya refers to a “utensil made of bell-metal” (used for food) according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Different metallic vessels are described in the text. The vessels/utensils that are made of bell-metal (kāṃsyapātra) have the following dietetic effects: buddhiprada (sharpen intellect), rucya (improves appetite) and raktapittaprasādana (clears the blood and bile).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kamsyapatra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāṃsyapātra (कांस्यपात्र).—a brass vessel, पुत्रा मे बहुक्षीर- घृतमोदनं कांस्यपात्र्यां भुञ्जीरन् (putrā me bahukṣīra- ghṛtamodanaṃ kāṃsyapātryāṃ bhuñjīran) Mahābhārata on P.VIII.2.3.

Derivable forms: kāṃsyapātram (कांस्यपात्रम्).

Kāṃsyapātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāṃsya and pātra (पात्र). See also (synonyms): kāṃsyapātrī, kāṃsyabhājana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kāṃsyapātra (कांस्यपात्र).—[neuter] trī [feminine] a brazen vessel.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kāṃsyapātra (कांस्यपात्र):—[=kāṃsya-pātra] [from kāṃsya > kāṃsīya] n.

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Kamsyapatra in German

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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 (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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