Shleshmaja, Śleṣmaja: 4 definitions

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Shleshmaja 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 Śleṣmaja can be transliterated into English as Slesmaja or Shleshmaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: archive.org: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Śleṣmaja (श्लेष्मज) refers to “diseases due to the morbid condition of the phlegm” (of Hawks), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, [while discussing the treatment of hawks]: “[...] Four diseases relate to the irregularity of breath. [...] If the disease is the effect of the morbid condition of the phlegm (śleṣmaja), powdered pepper is to be first administered as a snuff, and then meat mixed with the powdered bark of Morunga quilandina, is to be given. The drink should be warm water; musk may also be given to cure its symptoms. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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[«previous next»] — Shleshmaja in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śleṣmaja (श्लेष्मज).—mfn.

(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Produced or proceeding from phlegm. E. śleṣman, ja born.

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

Śleṣmaja (श्लेष्मज):—[=śleṣma-ja] [from śleṣma > śliṣ] mfn. produced or proceeding from phl°, [Suśruta]

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

Śleṣmaja (श्लेष्मज):—[śleṣma-ja] (jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) a. Arising from phlegm.

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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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