Padminiputa, Padminīpuṭa, Padmini-puta: 1 definition

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Padminiputa 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.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Padminīpuṭa (पद्मिनीपुट) refers to “lotus-leaf”, mentioned in verse 3.39 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “from him whose mind is at ease, (who is) moist with sandal [...]—(from him) wet-cloth, Palmyra-stalk, large lotus-leaf [viz., padminīpuṭa], and yak-tail fans (which), gently raised, (are) showering water and offering cool wind; [...]”.

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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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