Kshudraroga, Kshudra-roga, Kṣudraroga: 11 definitions



Kshudraroga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Kṣudraroga can be transliterated into English as Ksudraroga or Kshudraroga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Kṣudraroga (क्षुद्ररोग) refers to “minor skin diseases”. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā and the Caraka-saṃhitā.

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume II

Kshudraroga (diseases which are known by the general name of minor ailments); These diseases are generally divided into forty-four distinct varieties or types such as:—

  1. Ajagallikā,
  2. Yavaprakshyā,
  3. Andhālaji,
  4. Vivritā,
  5. Kachchapikā,
  6. Valmika,
  7. Indravriddhā,
  8. Panasikā,
  9. Pāshāna-garddabha,
  10. Jāla-garddabha,
  11. Kakshā,
  12. Vishphota,
  13. Agni-rohini,
  14. Chippa,
  15. Kunakha,
  16. Anuśaye,
  17. Vidārikā,
  18. Sarkarā-Arbuda,
  19. Pāmā,
  20. Vicharchikā,
  21. Rakasā,
  22. Pādadārikā,
  23. Kadara,
  24. Alasa,
  25. Indralupta,
  26. Dārunaka,
  27. Arunshikā,
  28. Palita,
  29. Maśurikā,
  30. Yauvana-pidakā,
  31. Padmini-kantaka,
  32. Yatumani,
  33. Maśaka,
  34. Charmakila,
  35. Tilakālaka,
  36. Nyachchya,
  37. Vyanga,
  38. Parivartikā,
  39. Avapātikā,
  40. Niruddha-prakāśa,
  41. Niruddha-guda,
  42. Ahiputana,
  43. Vrishana-kachchu,
  44. and Guda-bhranśa.
Source: IAMJ: Concept of Kshudraroga in Ayurveda

Kushdraroga is made up of two words i.e. kshudra and roga. Kshudra means alpa or short / small / minor and Roga means disease. So Kshudraroga are small /short/ minor diseases. They are named Kshudraroga because their Nidan (etiology), Lakshan (clinical features) and Chikitsa (treatment) are described in kshudra i.e. in short or brief . Kshudraroga comprises of a major part of the skin diseases. As its name indicate Kshudraroga are small and less severe diseases but it also contains some more severe disease like Agnirohini .

Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)

Kṣudraroga (क्षुद्ररोग) refers to “minor diseases”. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣudrarōga (क्षुद्ररोग).—m (S) A minor disease or disorder. Two hundred are enumerated.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṣudraroga (क्षुद्ररोग).—a minor disease; (44 are enumerated by Suśruta).

Derivable forms: kṣudrarogaḥ (क्षुद्ररोगः).

Kṣudraroga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣudra and roga (रोग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṣudraroga (क्षुद्ररोग).—m.

(-gaḥ) A minor disease, one of little importance. E. kṣudra, and roga disease.

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

Kṣudraroga (क्षुद्ररोग):—[=kṣudra-roga] [from kṣudra > kṣud] m. [plural] a class of minor diseases (of which forty-four are enumerated, especially exanthemas of different kinds), [Suśruta]

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

Kṣudraroga (क्षुद्ररोग):—[kṣudra-roga] (gaḥ) 1. m. A disease not fatal, a slight attack.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshudraroga 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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