Ushnodaka, Uṣṇodaka, Ushna-udaka: 8 definitions



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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)

[«previous next»] — Ushnodaka in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda

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.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uṣṇodaka (उष्णोदक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Warm or hot water. E. uṣṇa and udaka water.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uṣṇodaka (उष्णोदक):—[from uṣṇa > uṣ] n. hot water, water boiled and so reduced in quantity (said to be wholesome to drink and healing when used for bathing), [Bhāvaprakāśa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uṣṇodaka (उष्णोदक):—[uṣṇo+daka] (kaṃ) 1. n. Hot water.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Uṣṇodaka (उष्णोदक):—(u + u) n. warmes Wasser, dessen Genuss bei verschiedenen Gelegenheiten empfohlen wird, [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] gehört zu den sechs prāṇakarāṇi [Cāṇakya 65.] Es ist wohl das Wasser heisser Quellen gemeint. [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 83, 13] steht das Wort mit snāpaka verbunden, [Gorresio (2, 90, 14)] liest statt dessen ācchādaka; vielleicht ist die wahre Lesart ucchādaka d. i. utsādaka (vgl. utsādana [3.])

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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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