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Parna-mriga, aka: Parṇa-mṛga; 1 Definition(s)

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Parna-mriga 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

Āyurveda (science of life)

Animals such as the

  • Madgu,
  • the arboreal Musika,
  • the Vriksha-Shāyika,
  • Avakusha,
  • Puti-ghāsa
  • and the Vānara, etc.

belong to the family of Parna-Mrigas (lit : tree-dwelling arboreal animals).

The flesh of animals of this group is sweet, spermatopoietic and heavy of digestion. It is invigorating to the eyesight and beneficial in cases of consumption. It is laxative and diuretic and cures cough, pile and dyspnœa.

The Parṇa-mṛga is a sub-group of the Jāṅghala group (living in high ground and in a jungle).

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume IĀyurveda book cover
context information

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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