Shilabhanda, Śilābhāṇḍa, Shila-bhanda: 1 definition
Shilabhanda 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 Śilābhāṇḍa can be transliterated into English as Silabhanda or Shilabhanda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
Śilābhāṇḍa (शिलाभाण्ड) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to “stone pot”, and is used throughout Rasaśāstra literature, such as the Rasaprakāśasudhākara.
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
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