Nidanasthana, aka: Nidānasthāna, Nidana-sthana; 2 Definition(s)


Nidanasthana 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

[Nidanasthana in Ayurveda glossaries]

Nidānasthāna (निदानस्थान).—Second book of the Purva-tantra (part of the Sushruta Samhita, an ayurvedic text). It is dedicated to aetiology, the signs and symptoms of important surgical diseases and those ailments which have a bearing on surgery. Click here to read the book.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Nidanasthana in Sanskrit glossaries]

Nidānasthāna (निदानस्थान).—one of the departments of medical science, Pathology.

Derivable forms: nidānasthānam (निदानस्थानम्).

Nidānasthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nidāna and sthāna (स्थान).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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