Linganasha, aka: Liṅganāśa, Linga-nasha; 2 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Liṅganāśa can be transliterated into English as Linganasa or Linganasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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1) loss of the characteristic marks.
2) loss of penis.
3) loss of vision, a particular disease of the eye.
Derivable forms: liṅganāśaḥ (लिङ्गनाशः).
Liṅganāśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms liṅga and nāśa (नाश).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-śaḥ) 1. Loss of any characteristic mark, &c. 2. Loss of vision from cataract, &c., considered to be discoloration of the pupil, either red, white, or yellow. 3. Loss of the penis. E. liṅga mark, (of the eye &c.), nāśa destruction.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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.
Ends with: Animittalinganasha.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Linganasha, Liṅganāśa, Linga-nasha, Liṅga-nāśa, Linganasa, Linga-nasa; (plurals include: Linganashas, Liṅganāśas, nashas, nāśas, Linganasas, nasas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter VII - Pathology of the diseases of the Pupil < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XVII - Treatment of diseases of pupil and crystalline lens < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CLXXI - The Nidanam of diseases of the eyes < [Dhanvantari Samhita]