Siroruha, Shiras-ruha, Shiroruha: 9 definitions


Siroruha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Śiroruha (शिरोरुह) refers to “head-ache”, and is a symptom caused by snake-bites (such as the Kumbhamaṇḍalī-snakes), according to the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—Accordingly, the symptoms are described as follows: “Shivering, nasal speech, exhaustion caused by thirst and related discomfort, lack of co-ordination, yawning, fever, head-ache (śiroruha) [śiroruhajā], trembling of the tongue, cold, pain due to burning sensation in the body and quivering of lips”

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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

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

siroruha : (m.; nt.) hair.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Siroruha, (Sk. śiras+ruha) the hair of the head Mhvs 1, 34; Sdhp. 286. (Page 711)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śiroruha (शिरोरुह).—m.

(-haḥ) The hair of the head. E. śiras the head, ruh to grow, ka aff.; also śiroruh .

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

Śiroruha (शिरोरुह).—[masculine] hear or horn (head-born).

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

1) Śiroruha (शिरोरुह):—[=śiro-ruha] [from śiro > śiras] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) idem, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a horn, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

3) Śiroruhā (शिरोरुहा):—[=śiro-ruhā] [from śiro-ruha > śiro > śiras] f. Leea Hirta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śiroruha (शिरोरुह):—[śiro-ruha] (haḥ) 1. m. Idem.

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Siroruha in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śirōruha (ಶಿರೋರುಹ):—[noun] hair growing on the scalp.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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