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Lohavāda, aka: Loha-vada; 1 Definition(s)


Lohavāda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Lohavāda can be transliterated into English as Lohavada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Rasaśāstra (chemistry and alchemy)

Lohavāda (conversion of lower metals into precious metals like gold and silver).

Source: PMC: Critical Review of Rasaratna Samuccaya

about this context:

Rasaśāstra (रसशास्त्र, rasa-shastra) is an important branch of Āyurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasaśāstra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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