Raktagulma, Rakta-gulma: 3 definitions



Raktagulma 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.

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Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy

Raktagulma (रक्तगुल्म) refers to tumour arising out of mese blood. (see the Rasajalanidhi by Bhudeb Mookerji volume 3)

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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Raktagulma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Raktagulma (रक्तगुल्म).—m.

(-lmaḥ) 1. A disease, a hard lump in the abdomen of the female after conception, perhaps scirrhus of the ovarium. 2. A clot of blood. E. rakta and gulma cluster.

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

Raktagulma (रक्तगुल्म):—[=rakta-gulma] [from rakta > raj] m. a particular form of the disease called gulma, [Gāruḍa-purāṇa]

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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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