Pracchardana, Pra-chardana: 7 definitions
Pracchardana 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Prachchhardana.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Pracchardana (प्रच्छर्दन):—[pracchardanaṃ] Excessive vomiting
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.
Yoga (school of philosophy)Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch
Pracchardana (प्रच्छर्दन) refers to “exhalation (of the breath)”, according to the Pātañjalayogaśāstra (i.e., the Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali) 1.34.—Accordingly, while discussing Prāṇāyāma and Samādhi: “Or [stability of mind is attained] through exhalation (pracchardana) and retention of the breath”.—[Commentary]—“Exhalation is the emission of the abdominal breath through the nostrils with particular care, and retention is stopping the breath. Through both [of these], one should accomplish stability of mind”.
Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
2) Emitting, sending forth.
3) An emetic; प्रच्छर्दनविधारणाभ्यां वा प्राणस्य (pracchardanavidhāraṇābhyāṃ vā prāṇasya) Pātañjala S.1.34.
Derivable forms: pracchardanam (प्रच्छर्दनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pracchardana (प्रच्छर्दन).—i. e. pra -chṛd + ana, n. 1. Vomiting, emitting. 2. An emetic.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pracchardana (प्रच्छर्दन):—[=pra-cchardana] [from pra-cchṛd] n. emitting, exhaling, [Yoga-sūtra]
2) [v.s. ...] vomiting, an emetic, [Suśruta]
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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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