Ushnodaka, aka: Uṣṇodaka, Ushna-udaka; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Uṣṇodaka can be transliterated into English as Usnodaka or Ushnodaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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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
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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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Uṣṇodaka (उष्णोदक).—

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
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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. 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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