Palai, Pālai: 1 definition
Palai 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Agriculture: A Survey
Pālai refers to “barren land” and represents one of the five types of lands mentioned in the Tolkāppiyam: an early work on Tamil grammar and poetics. Agriculture (kṛṣi) is frequently mentioned in India’s ancient literature.
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Parama Samhita (English translation) (by Krishnaswami Aiyangar)
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Aspects of Religious Belief and Practice in Babylonia and Assyria (by Morris Jastrow)