Saushirya, Sauṣirya: 4 definitions


Saushirya 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.

The Sanskrit term Sauṣirya can be transliterated into English as Sausirya or Saushirya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Saushirya in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Sauṣirya (सौषिर्य):—Porousness; an action attribued to Akash Mahabhuta

Ayurveda book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Saushirya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sauṣirya (सौषिर्य).—Hollowness.

Derivable forms: sauṣiryam (सौषिर्यम्).

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

Sauṣirya (सौषिर्य):—[from sauṣira] n. hollowness, porosity, [Vāgbhaṭālaṃkāra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Saushirya in German

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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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