Sahyadrikhanda, Sahyādrikhaṇḍa, Sahyadri-khanda: 3 definitions


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Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Sahyādrikhaṇḍa (सह्याद्रिखण्ड) is the name of a work quoted in the Bhojanakutūhala, in the section named vibhāvarīvilāsa, which deals with the activities during night (after dinner). Here also the author quotes certain authors and works, which are [viz., Sahyādrikhaṇḍa].

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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-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sahyādrikhaṇḍa (सह्याद्रिखण्ड) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—of the Skandapurāṇa. [Mackenzie Collection] 51. Io. 2618. 2703. 2704. L. 1748. Khn. 38. Kāṭm. 1. Burnell. 195^a. Oppert. 3070. Ii, 5045. Rice. 80. Sb. 238. Sūcīpattra. 71. Oxf. 84^b (Index).

2) Sahyādrikhaṇḍa (सह्याद्रिखण्ड):—of the Skandapurāṇa. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 102.

3) Sahyādrikhaṇḍa (सह्याद्रिखण्ड):—in the Skandapurāṇa. Cs 4, 249.

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

Sahyādrikhaṇḍa (सह्याद्रिखण्ड):—[=sahyādri-khaṇḍa] [from sahyādri > sahya > sah] m. Name of a [chapter] of the [Skanda-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. 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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