Shoparipaka, Śopārīpāka: 2 definitions
Shoparipaka 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 Śopārīpāka can be transliterated into English as Soparipaka or Shoparipaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: archive.org: Science And Technology In Medievel India (Ayurveda)
Soparipāka (सोपरिपाक) refers to one of the various medicinal decoctions (pāka) according to the Pākādhyāya, as mentioned in A. Rahman’s Science and Technology in Medievel India: A bibliography of source materials in Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian.—Ancient and medieval India produced a wide range of scientific manuscripts and major contributions lie in the field of medicine, astronomy and mathematics, besides covering encyclopedic glossaries and technical dictionaries.—The Pākādhyāya is a Sanskrit medical treatise dealing with the preparation of medicinal decoctions [e.g., Soparipāka].
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, 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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