Sushruta, aka: Su-shruta, Suśruta; 3 Definition(s)
Sushruta 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 Suśruta can be transliterated into English as Susruta or Sushruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Suśruta (सुश्रुत).—Reputed master of the science of Surgery, Suśruta was the grandson of King Gādhi and son of Viśvāmitra. (Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 55).
He is the author of Suśrutasaṃhitā, one of the famous texts on Āyurveda.(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
1a) Suśruta (सुश्रुत).—A son of Suvarcas (Subhāṣa, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Jaya.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 64. 21; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 5. 31.
1b) A son of Śruta.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 89. 21.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
1) well heard.
2) versed in the Vedas.
3) gladly heard (also an exclamation at a śrāddha); पित्रे स्वदितमित्येव वाच्यं गोष्ठे तु सुश्रुतम् (pitre svaditamityeva vācyaṃ goṣṭhe tu suśrutam) Ms.3.254.
-taḥ Name of the author of a system of medicine, whose work, together with that of Charaka, is regardad as the oldest medical authority, and held in great esteem in India even to this day.
Suśruta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and śruta (श्रुत).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Search found 24 books and stories containing Sushruta, Su-shruta or Suśruta. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XIV - Treatment of eye-diseases which require Incision < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XI - Treatment of Shleshma Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter LXVI - The different Modifications of the different Doshas < [Canto V - Tantra-bhusana-adhyaya (embellishing chapters)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 18 - Āyurveda Literature < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Part 2 - Bones in the Atharva-veda and Āyurveda < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Part 10 - The Circulatory and the Nervous System < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 2 - Charaka, Sushruta, and their predecessors < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
Part 3 - The Age of the Mahabharata War < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
Part 22 - Chemists of the Metallic School: Vagbhata, the junior < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CLV - The Nidanam of diseases resulting from the excess or abuse of wine < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CLXXXIII - The Nidanam of Goitre scrofula and glandular swellings < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Chapter CLXXX - The Nidanam of Fistual in Anas, etc. < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
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