Samdipana, Saṃdīpana: 7 definitions
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Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
Saṃdīpana (संदीपन) is the name of an Ayurvedic recipe defined in the fourth volume of the Rasajalanidhi (chapter 4, ajīrṇa: indigestion). These remedies are classified as Iatrochemistry and form part of the ancient Indian science known as Rasaśāstra (medical alchemy). However, since it is an ayurveda treatment it should be taken with caution and in accordance with rules laid down in the texts.
Accordingly, when using such recipes (e.g., saṃdīpana-rasa): “the minerals (uparasa), poisons (viṣa), and other drugs (except herbs), referred to as ingredients of medicines, are to be duly purified and incinerated, as the case may be, in accordance with the processes laid out in the texts.” (see introduction to Iatro chemical medicines)
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saṃdīpana (संदीपन).—a. (-nī f.)
1) Kindling, inflaming, exciting; संदीपना एव दुःखस्य प्रियसखीविनोदनोपायाः (saṃdīpanā eva duḥkhasya priyasakhīvinodanopāyāḥ) U.3.
2) Provoking; U.4.
-naḥ 1 One of the five arrows of Cupid.
-nam 1 Kindling, inflaming.
2) Exciting, stimulating; अनङ्ग- संदीपनमाशु कुर्वते (anaṅga- saṃdīpanamāśu kurvate) Ṛs.1.12.
-nī (in music) A particular श्रुति (śruti).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃdīpana (संदीपन).—i. e. sam-dīp + ana, I. n. Inflaming, Ṛt, 1, 12; inflammation (of wrath), [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 116, 10. Ii. m. One of Kāmadeva’s arrows, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 7, 3.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃdīpana (संदीपन).—[adjective] & [neuter] kindling, inflaming (l.&[feminine]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Saṃdīpana (संदीपन):—[=saṃ-dīpana] [from saṃ-dīpaka > saṃ-dīp] mfn. kindling, inflaming, exciting, arousing, [Mahābhārata; Uttararāma-carita]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of one of Kāma-deva’s 5 arrows, [Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]
3) [=saṃ-dīpana] [from saṃ-dīpaka > saṃ-dīp] n. the act of kindling or inflaming or exciting (envy etc.), [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Pañcarātra]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Saṃdīpana (संदीपन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃdīvaṇa.
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