Phalashaka, Phalaśāka, Phala-shaka, Phalasaka: 2 definitions
Phalashaka 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 Phalaśāka can be transliterated into English as Phalasaka or Phalashaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Phalaśāka (फलशाक) refers to “unripe fruits used as vegetable” according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—In the Phalaśāka or “unripe fruits” group of foodstuffs, the following substances are beneficial (hita) to the body: Paṭola (snake gourd).
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-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Phalasaka (फलसक).—(m. or nt.), a kind of tree, in a list of them: Divy 628.10; mss. phara°; ed. em., presumably on the basis of Sanskrit Lex. phalasa, said to mean breadfruit tree.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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