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Sunishanna, aka: Suniṣaṇṇa; 1 Definition(s)

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Sunishanna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Suniṣaṇṇa can be transliterated into English as Sunisanna or Sunishanna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

Suniṣaṇṇa (सुनिषण्ण) is another name for Suniṣaṇṇaka, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Marsilea quadrifolia and Marsilea minuta (white goose), both from the Marsileaceae family. Certain plant parts of Suniṣaṇṇaka are eaten as a vegetable (śāka), according to Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Āyurvedic work. 

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

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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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