Palāśikā, aka: Palāsika, Palasika, Palashika; 2 Definition(s)
The Sanskrit term Palāśikā can be transliterated into English as Palashika or Palasika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Āyurveda (science of life)
Palāśikā (पलाशिका) is another name (synonym) for Śaṭī, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Hedychium spicatum (spiked ginger lily). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 6.226-227), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Hindu science dealing with subjects such as health, medicine, anatomy, etc. and has been in use throughout India since ancient times.
Palāsika, (adj.) (fr. palāsa1) 1. in cpd. paṇḍu° one who lives by eating withered leaves DA. I, 270, 271.—2. in cpd. eka° (upāhanā) (a shoe) with one lining (i.e. of leaves) Vin. I, 185 (=eka paṭala Bdhgh; see Vin. Texts II. 13). (Page 440)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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