Prayogasamuccaya, Prayoga-samuccaya: 2 definitions



Prayogasamuccaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Prayogasamuchchaya.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ancient Science of Life: Snake bite treatment in Prayoga samuccayam

Prayogasamuccaya (प्रयोगसमुच्चय) or ‘Prayoga-samuccayam’ is the name of an Ayurvedic treatise written by Kochunni Thampuran in the 20th century A.D.—Prayogasamuccaya is one of the most popular and widely practised book in toxicology in Malayalam and was written in the Malayalam era 1110, which is 1934 – 35 CE. [...] The author of the work is Kochunni Thampuran who was a member of the erstwhile Royal Cochin dynasty. The book is divided into 11 chapters (paricchedas). The first chapter starts with salutations to the favourite Gods—Pūrṇatrayīśa (Viṣṇu), Vaḍakkumnātha (Śiva), Dhanvantari, Bhadrakālī, the Maharaja of Kochi; his teacher, Kochunni Valya Thampuran and Garuḍa.

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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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India history and geography

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Prayogasamuccaya (प्रयोगसमुच्चय) is the name of a work ascribed to Nārāyaṇa-bhaṭṭa (born 1513 C.E.): an author of Sanskrit prosody as well as a celebrated authority on Dharmaśāstra, who resided in Benares in 16th Century. Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” X. pp. 71-72; also XVI. pp. 59-60.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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