Netraroga, Netra-roga: 9 definitions



Netraroga 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग) refers to “eye-disease”. According to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8, when afflicted by eye-diseases, the gesture (āṅgika) made with the eyelids (puṭa) should be pihita (resting). The term is composed of the words netra (‘eyes’) and roga (‘disease’).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग) refers to “diseases of the eye”, and is mentioned in verse 2.17 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Netrāsyakarṇaroga (“diseases of the eye, mouth, and ear”) has been decomposed into mig-nad, (“diseases of the eye”) and rna-bai nod (“diseases of the ear”) with āsya (“mouth”) left aside.

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

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग) refers to “eye disease”. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग) refers to “diseases of eye” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning netraroga] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Netraroga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग).—m.

(-gaḥ) Any disease of the eye. E. netra, and roga disease.

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

1) Netraroga (नेत्ररोग):—[=netra-roga] [from netra > netavya] m. idem, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. afflicted with e°-d°, (-tā f.), [Varāha-mihira]

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

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग):—[netra-roga] (gaḥ) 1. m. Ophthalmia.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग):—1. (netra + roga) m. Augenkrankheit [Suśruta 1, 118, 4.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 975. 1370.]

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Netraroga (नेत्ररोग):—2. (wie eben) adj. an den Augen leidend; davon nom. abstr. f. Augenkrankheit [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 72, 11.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Netraroga (नेत्ररोग):—1. m. Augenkrankheit.

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Netraroga (नेत्ररोग):—2. Adj. an den Augen leidend. Nom.abstr. f. Augenkrankheit.

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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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