Suvarnacurna, Suvarṇacūrṇa, Suvarna-curna: 3 definitions

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Suvarnacurna 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Kalpa (Formulas, Drug prescriptions and other Medicinal preparations)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Suvarṇacūrṇa refers to a medicinal recipe mentioned in the Cūrṇakhaṇḍa (verse 6.107) of the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Cūrṇakhaṇḍa [mentioning suvarṇa-cūrṇa] contains powdered recipes and treat patients suffering from conditions such as erysipelas, excessive thirst, fever, burning sensation, gonorrhoea, etc.

Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Suvarṇacūrṇa (सुवर्णचूर्ण) refers to “powdered sandalwood”, and is used in the treatment (cikitsā) of immobile or plant poison (sthāvaraviṣa), 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).—According to the Kāśyapasaṃhitā (XII.56-57), “Taila or oil and ghee in combination with the following ingredients also neutralises plant poison, purified powder of Tāmra-suvarṇa or red sandalwood (tāmra-suvarṇacūrṇa-ślatha), Mañjiṣṭhā, honey, Amśumatī, Hareṇu, Tagara, Kuṣṭha, two varieties of Bṛhatī, Śālaparṇī, Yaṣṭī, sandalwood oil, Nāgakusuma, Trikaṭu, Vilaṅga, Lotus, leaves of Indradāru and Phalinī, two varieties of Śārivā”.

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Suvarnacurna in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Suvarṇacūrṇa (ಸುವರ್ಣಚೂರ್ಣ):—[noun] any powder that is of golden colour.

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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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