Svarnabimala, Svarṇabimalā, Svarna-bimala: 1 definition



Svarnabimala 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

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

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Source: Google Books: An Ancient Indian System of Rasayana

Svarṇabimalā (स्वर्णबिमला) or Svarṇavimalā was also known as Tarurīti. While svarṇavimalā either refers to pure gold or to a substance that purifies gold, which is regarded as svarṇa-vimalā, or, more probably—silver purite or purite of 3 kinds as identified in both P.C. Ray’s work and the discussions in Mira Roy and B.V. Subbarayappa’s work.

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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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