Murcha, aka: Mūrchā; 1 Definition(s)


Murcha 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Murchha.

In Hinduism

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Mūrchā (मूर्छा) refers to “loss of consciousness”.— Those who are weak in constitution, have a low vitality, have an excess of the three doṣas in their systems, and are in the habit of taking food, incongenial by combination are susceptible to Murcha.

Source: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy
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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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