Sharirasthana, Śārīrasthāna, Sharira-sthana, Śarīrasthāna: 3 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Śārīrasthāna and Śarīrasthāna can be transliterated into English as Sarirasthana or Sharirasthana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
1) Śarīrasthāna (शरीरस्थान) refers to the fourth of the eight sections of the Carakasaṃhitā which enjoys a prime position among Ayurvedic treatises and is written in the form of advices of the sage Ātreya to the sage Agniveśa. The Carakasaṃhitā contains eight sections [viz., śarīrasthāna]. Sūtrasthāna contains 30 chapters.
2) Śarīrasthāna (शरीरस्थान) refers to one of the six sections of the Suśrutasaṃhitā, an important Ayurvedic treatise. The discourses of the teacher Divodasa are believed to be summarised by his disciple Suśruta, who wrote the work Suśrutasaṃhitā in 4th century CE. Suśrutasaṃhitā contains six sections [viz., śarīrasthāna].
3) Śarīrasthāna (शरीरस्थान) also refers to one of the five sections of the 5th century Aṣṭāṅgahṛdaya by Vāgbhaṭa. Aṣṭāṅgahṛdaya is divided into two—pūrvatantra and uttaratantra. In the pūrvatantra there are five divisions which go by the names sūtrasthāna, nidānasthāna, śarīrasthāna, cikitsāsthāna and kalpasthāna. [...] In Śarīrasthāna of Aṣṭāṅgahṛdaya, the first two chapters deal with the types of food suitable for the pregnancy and post pregnancy periods.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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).
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Sharirasthanabhashya.
Ends with: Vagbhatasharirasthana.
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Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Cosmology [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 3 - Fundamental Theories]
Spiritual attributes (ātma-guṇas) < [Chapter 2 - Fundamental Categories]
Liberation (mokṣa) as the ultimate moral end < [Chapter 8 - Ethics]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 3: Sharirasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XXVII - Specific features of nine malignant Grahas < [Canto II - Kaumarabhritya-tantra (pediatrics, gynecology and pregnancy)]
Chapter LXI - Symptoms and Treatment of Epilepsy (Apasmara) < [Canto IV - Bhuta-vidya-tantra (psychology and psychiatry)]
Chapter XLVII - Symptoms and Treatment of Alcoholism (Panatyaya) < [Canto III - Kaya-chikitsa-tantra (internal medicine)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)