Shalyoddhara, Śalyoddhāra, Shalya-uddhara: 7 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Śalyoddhāra can be transliterated into English as Salyoddhara or Shalyoddhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Śalyoddhāra (शल्योद्धार) refers to the “excavation of extraneous substances”, representing a section of the Devyāmata (in the section śalyoddhāra-paṭala).—Accordingly, “Next, I shall, as told before, teach the characteristics of extraneous substances (śalya-lakṣaṇa), which exist beneath the site and cause calamities to people. When the site, which has been made square, is being divided with cords, [the officiant] who has knowledge of divisions of the site should investigate extraneous substances by omens, etc. [...]”.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śalyoddhāra (शल्योद्धार).—extraction of thorns or splinters, or that part of surgery which relates to the extraction of extraneous matter from the body.

Derivable forms: śalyoddhāraḥ (शल्योद्धारः).

Śalyoddhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śalya and uddhāra (उद्धार). See also (synonyms): śalyāharaṇa, śalyoddharaṇa, śalyakriyā, śalyaśāstra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śalyoddhāra (शल्योद्धार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Extraction of foreign substances from the body. 2. Cleansing or purifying a new house. E. śalya, uddhāra taking away.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śalyoddhāra (शल्योद्धार).—m. 1. extraction of foreign substances from the body. 2. cleansing and purifying a new house.

Śalyoddhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śalya and uddhāra (उद्धार).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Śalyoddhāra (शल्योद्धार) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—jy. Np. Ix, 46 (and udāharaṇa).

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

Śalyoddhāra (शल्योद्धार):—[from śalya > śal] m. Name of [work]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śalyoddhāra (शल्योद्धार):—[śalyo+ddhāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Extracting; cleaning a new house.

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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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