Kasheru, Kaśeru, Kaseru: 9 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Kaśeru can be transliterated into English as Kaseru or Kasheru, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
Kaseru (कसेरु).—One of the nine divisions of Bhārata, a region south of mount Meru, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 74. Kaseru is surrounded by an ocean (sāgara) and is one thousand yojanas in extent. Meru is one of the seven mountains located in Jambūdvīpa, which is ruled over by Āgnīdhra, a grandson of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kaśeru (कशेरु).—A lovely daughter of Tvaṣṭā, the Prajāpati. Narakāsura abducted Kaśeru when she was fourteen years old. She was one of the virgins married by Śrī Kṛṣṇa who won a victory over Narakāsura. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 38, Dākṣiṇātya Pāṭha).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Kaśeru (कशेरु).—A division of Bhāratavarṣa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 114. 8; Bhāgavata-purāṇa II. 16. 9.
1b) Approached by Keśidhvaja to give him a form of expiation.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa VI. 6. 15.
2) Kaseru (कसेरु).—One of the nine divisions of the Bhāratavarṣa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 79, 119; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 3. 6.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Kaseru (कसेरु) refers to “grass with bulbous root” and is mentioned in a list of potential causes for indigestion in 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.—A complete section in Bhojanakutūhala is devoted for the description of agents that cause indigestion [viz., kaseru (grass with bulbous root)]. These agents consumed on a large scale can cause indigestion for certain people. The remedies [viz., bhadramusta (a kind of cyperus)] for these types of indigestions are also explained therewith.Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Kaśeru (कशेरु) refers to the medicinal plant known as “Scirpus kysoor Roxb.” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning kaśeru] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kasēru (कसेरु).—m n S A grass. See kaśēṭa.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kaśeru (कशेरु).—m., n.
1) The backbone.
2) A kind of grass.
-ruḥ One of the nine divisions of Jambudvīpa.
See also (synonyms): kaseru.
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Kaseru (कसेरु).—A kind of grass.
Derivable forms: kaseruḥ (कसेरुः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kaśeru (कशेरु).—mn. (-ruḥ-ru) The back bone. f.
(-rūḥ) A kind of grass, (Scirpus kysoor.) m.
(-ruḥ) One of the nine divisions of Jambu Dwipa. E. ka sound, śṛ to harm, ū or u Unadi affix, and eraṅ substituted for the radical vowel.
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(-ruḥ) A sort of grass: see kaśeru, &c.
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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Ends with: Rajakasheru.
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
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Part 14 - Dietary presecriptions and prohibitions when taking iron < [Chapter IV - Metals (4): Lauha (iron)]
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
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Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XLVIII - Symptoms and Treatment of thirst (Trishna) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter LVIII - Symptoms and Treatment of suppression of Urine (Mutra-ghata) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter XII - Treatment of Raktaja Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]