Trailokyacintamani, Trailokyacintāmaṇi, Trailokya-cintamani: 5 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Trailokyachintamani.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Trailokyacintamani in Ayurveda glossary

Rasashastra (Alchemy and Herbo-Mineral preparations)

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

Trailokyacintāmaṇi (त्रैलोक्यचिन्तामणि) is the name of an Ayurvedic recipe defined in the fourth volume of the Rasajalanidhi (chapter 2, dealing with jvara: fever). These remedies are classified as Iatrochemistry and form part of the ancient Indian science known as Rasaśāstra (medical alchemy). However, as an ayurveda treatment, it should be taken twith caution and in accordance with rules laid down in the texts.

Accordingly, when using such recipes (e.g., trailokya-cintāmaṇi-rasa): “the minerals (uparasa), poisons (viṣa), and other drugs (except herbs), referred to as ingredients of medicines, are to be duly purified and incinerated, as the case may be, in accordance with the processes laid out in the texts.” (see introduction to Iatro chemical medicines)

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: Science And Technology In Medievel India (Ayurveda)

Trailokyacintāmaṇi (त्रैलोक्यचिन्तामणि) refers to one of the topics dealt with in the Vaidyakagrantha, as mentioned in A. Rahman’s Science and Technology in Medievel India: A bibliography of source materials in Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian.—Ancient and medieval India produced a wide range of scientific manuscripts and major contributions lie in the field of medicine, astronomy and mathematics, besides covering encyclopedic glossaries and technical dictionaries.—Trailokyacintāmaṇi and other sections of the Vaidyakagrantha deal with pathology and allied topics.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Trailokyacintamani in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

trailōkyacintāmaṇi (त्रैलोक्यचिंतामणि).—m S A particular medicinal preparation. 2 An universal medicine, a panacea, a catholicon.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

trailōkya-cintāmaṇi (त्रैलोक्य-चिंतामणि).—m A particular medi- cinal preparation. An universal medicine, a panacea.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Trailokyacintamani in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Trailokyacintāmaṇi (त्रैलोक्यचिन्तामणि).—a patent medicine in Āyurveda.

Derivable forms: trailokyacintāmaṇiḥ (त्रैलोक्यचिन्तामणिः).

Trailokyacintāmaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms trailokya and cintāmaṇi (चिन्तामणि).

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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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