Sauviraka, Sauvīraka: 8 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Sauvīraka (सौवीरक):—A Sanskrit word referring to the “Fermented barley-water” and is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. Barley is a type of grass.
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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Sauvīraka (सौवीरक) refers to a kingdom or tribe of people, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 4), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If Jupiter should be eclipsed by the lunar disc the men of Gāndhāra, of Sauvīraka, of Sindhu and of Kīra, (Kāśmīra) the rulers of the Draviḍa countries and Brāhmins as well as food grains and mountains will suffer for ten months. If Mars should be so eclipsed the rulers of Traigarta (Lāhora) and of Mālavā, with their fighting men in their cars, the chiefs of Kulinda, the rulers of Śibi, of Audha, of Kuru (Delhi), of Matsya and of Śukti will suffer for six months”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) The jujube tree.
2) An inhabitant of Suvīra.
3) Name of Jayadratha.
-kam Sour barleygruel.
Derivable forms: sauvīrakaḥ (सौवीरकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) The jujube tree. n.
(-kaṃ) Sour barley-gruel. E. kan added to the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sauvīraka (सौवीरक).—[sauvīra + ka], m. An inhabitant of Sauvīra, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 53, 56.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sauvīraka (सौवीरक).—[masculine] [plural] [Name] of a people.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sauvīraka (सौवीरक):—[from sauvīra] m. = sauvīra, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
2) [v.s. ...] a contemptible Sauvīra, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of Jayad-ratha, [ib.]
4) [v.s. ...] the jujube tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [from sauvīra] n. sour gruel, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]
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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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Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 27g - The group of Wines (Madya) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana) — General Principles]
Chapter 2 - The Pathology of Hemothermia (raktapitta-nidana) < [Nidanasthana (Nidana Sthana) — Section on Pathology]
Chapter 11 - The Pharmaceutics of the Soap-pod and Clenolepis < [Kalpasthana (Kalpa Sthana) — Section on Pharmaceutics]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XXXIII - Treatment of Andha-putana-graha < [Canto II - Kaumarabhritya-tantra (pediatrics, gynecology and pregnancy)]
Chapter XLII - Symptoms and Treatment of Abdominal Tumors (Gulma) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Chapter LII - Symptoms and Treatment of Cough (Kasa) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita (by Nayana Sharma)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)