Sharirasthana, aka: Śārīrasthāna, Sharira-sthana, Śarīrasthāna; 2 Definition(s)


Sharirasthana 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 terms Śārīrasthāna and Śarīrasthāna can be transliterated into English as Sarirasthana or Sharirasthana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Śārīrasthāna (शारीरस्थान).—Third book of the Purva-tantra (part of the Sushruta Samhita, an ayurvedic text). It covers the rudiments of embryology and human anatomy, along with instructions for venesection, the positioning of the patient for each vein, and the protection of vital structures (marma).

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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-English dictionary

Sharirasthana in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śarīrasthāna (शरीरस्थान).—the doctrine about the human body.

Derivable forms: śarīrasthānam (शरीरस्थानम्).

Śarīrasthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śarīra and sthāna (स्थान).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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