Pathyapathyavinishcaya, Pathyāpathyaviniścaya, Pathyapathya-vinishcaya: 3 definitions



Pathyapathyavinishcaya 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.

The Sanskrit term Pathyāpathyaviniścaya can be transliterated into English as Pathyapathyaviniscaya or Pathyapathyavinishcaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pathyapathyavinishchaya.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Pathyāpathyaviniścaya (पथ्यापथ्यविनिश्चय) is a work dealing with the consideration on pathya and apathya items for healthy living. Kesavaprasad Sharma is the author of this work. It is published from Khemaraj Shrikrishnadas Publishers, Bombay. Priyavrat Sharma fixes the date of the author in between Bhavamiśra (16th cent. CE) and Śivadāsa Sena(15th cent. CE). The work contains 62 chapters. Of them, the section on food-science includes the descriptions on the properties of rice, fruits, vegetables and non-vegetarian dishes. The digestion of food, the formation of dhātus and some dietetic preparations which are useful in diseases are also subjected in this work.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pathyapathyavinishcaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Pathyāpathyaviniścaya (पथ्यापथ्यविनिश्चय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—med. Ben. 65. Oppert. 8067. Peters. 2, 195.

2) Pathyāpathyaviniścaya (पथ्यापथ्यविनिश्चय):—med. by Viśvanāthasena. L. 2939.

3) Pathyāpathyaviniścaya (पथ्यापथ्यविनिश्चय):—Stein 184.

4) Pathyāpathyaviniścaya (पथ्यापथ्यविनिश्चय):—med. Ulwar 1643.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pathyāpathyaviniścaya (पथ्यापथ्यविनिश्चय):—[=pathyāpathya-viniścaya] [from pathyāpathya > pathya > path] m. Name of [work]

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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 (even English!). 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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