Krishnavakshas, Krishna-vakshas, Kṛṣṇavakṣas: 1 definition

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Krishnavakshas 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇavakṣas can be transliterated into English as Krsnavaksas or Krishnavakshas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

Kṛṣṇavakṣas (कृष्णवक्षस्) (lit. “one who has the black breast”) is a synonym (another name) for the Khañjana, according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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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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