Madhavanidana, Madhava-nidana, Mādhavanidāna: 4 definitions


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Mādhavanidāna (माधवनिदान) is written by Mādhavakara who lived in between 8th and 9th century CE. This text is also known by the name Rugviniścaya. The author lists out different types of diseases along with their causes, symptoms and complications. The food and medicines which are apt for curing different types of diseases are also mentioned.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mādhavanidāna (माधवनिदान).—Name of a medical work.

Derivable forms: mādhavanidānam (माधवनिदानम्).

Mādhavanidāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mādhava and nidāna (निदान).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Mādhavanidāna (माधवनिदान) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Rugviniścaya.

2) Mādhavanidāna (माधवनिदान):—or simply nidāna med. by Mādhava. Cop. 104. Io. 324. 1886. W. p. 295. Oxf. 312^a. 357^b. Paris. (B 198). L. 467. K. 214. B. 4, 230. 232 (and—[commentary]). 238. Ben. 63. 65. Bik. 647. 648 (and—[commentary]). Kāṭm. 13. Pheh. 2. Rādh. 32. NW. 594. 596. Np. I, 16. Burnell. 66^b. Poona. 274. Ii, 48. Oppert. 4030. Rice. 294. Peters. 1, 117. 2, 196. D 2 (and—[commentary]). Quoted in Ṭoḍarānanda W. p. 289.
—[commentary] Siddhāntacandrikā. L. 1634.
—[commentary] by Gaṇeśa Bhiṣaj. K. 218.
—[commentary] Nidānapradīpa by Nāganātha. Io. 347. Bik. 652.
—[commentary] by Bhavānīsahāya. NW. 582.
—[commentary] by Ramānātha Vaidya. NW. 582.
—[commentary] Ātaṅkadarpaṇa by Vaidyavācaspati. Io. 324. 587. 1886. Oxf. 314^b. K. 210. B. 4, 232. Rādh. 32. Oudh. Viii, 34. Np. I, 10. Sb. 285.
—[commentary] Madhukośa by Vijayarakṣita. K. 214. Ben. 63. Bik. 649. Rādh. 32. Bhr. 376. Quoted by Bhāvamiśra.

Mādhavanidāna has the following synonyms: Rugviniścaya, Rogaviniścaya.

3) Mādhavanidāna (माधवनिदान):—med. by Mādhava. Ulwar 1650.
—[commentary] Ātaṅkadarpaṇa by Vaidyavācaspati, son of Pramoda. ibid.
—[commentary] Madhukośa by Vijayarakṣita. Ulwar 1651.

Mādhavanidāna has the following synonyms: Rugviniścaya.

4) Mādhavanidāna (माधवनिदान):—by Mādhava, son of Indukara. Ak 933. As p. 165 (4 Mss.). Bd. 902. L.. 1186, 1. 1187. Tb. 157. 158-160 (4 fragments). C. Subodhinī. Ak 934. C. Vaidyamanoramā by Rāmakṛṣṇa, son of Gaurī and Nīlakaṇṭha. Hpr. 1, 320. C. by Raiśarman. As p. 165. C. Ātaṅkadarpaṇa by Vācaspati, son of Pramoda. Bd. 902. L.. 1187. Peters. 6 p. 35. C. Madhukośa by Vijayarakṣita. As p. 165 (2 Mss.). Bd. 902. L.. 1188 (inc.).

Mādhavanidāna has the following synonyms: Rugviniścaya.

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

Mādhavanidāna (माधवनिदान):—[=mādhava-nidāna] [from mādhava] n. Name of a medical [work] (also called rug-, or roga-viniścaya).

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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. 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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