Samanyapurvarupa, Sāmānyapūrvarūpa, Samanya-purvarupa: 1 definition

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Indian Journal of History of Science: Jvaranirnaya: a rare monograph on diagnosis of fevers from the pre-colonial era

Sāmānyapūrvarūpa (सामान्यपूर्वरूप) refers to “general prodromal symptoms”, according to the Jvaranirṇaya: an Ayurvedic manuscript dealing exclusively with types of jvara (fevers) written by Sri Nārāyaṇa Paṇḍita in the 16th century CE.—The uniqueness of the text is that one can get a comprehensive classification, symptomatology and diagnosis of jvara, all at one place in this text. [...] In the Pṛthakjāta-Prakaraṇa is mentioned the general prodromal symptoms (sāmānyapūrvarūpa) and specific prodromal symptoms on the basis of doṣa are mentioned and the opinion of Tārkika [tārkikaḥ] is also mentioned.

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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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