Ushnodaka, aka: Uṣṇodaka, Ushna-udaka; 2 Definition(s)
Ushnodaka 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 Uṣṇodaka can be transliterated into English as Usnodaka or Ushnodaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Uṣṇodaka (“boiled water”).—Water alone is boiled till it remains 1/8, 1/4, or 1/2. This is uṣṇodaka used in disorders caused by kapha, pitta and vāta respectively.(Source): Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda
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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) warm or hot water.
2) a body-shampooer (aṅgamardaka); cf. Rām.2.83.14. 'उष्णोदकं समुल्लेखोद्वाहनोद्वर्तनेषु च (uṣṇodakaṃ samullekhodvāhanodvartaneṣu ca)'
Derivable forms: uṣṇodakam (उष्णोदकम्).
Uṣṇodaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uṣṇa and udaka (उदक).(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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