Utklesha, aka: Utkleśa; 2 Definition(s)


Utklesha 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 Utkleśa can be transliterated into English as Utklesa or Utklesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Utkleśa (उत्क्लेश) refers to “pain”, but more specifically, it refers to the aggravation of the Doshas. In another context, it can refer to “sickness” or “nausea”. The term is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Utkleśa (उत्क्लेश).—

1) Excitement, disquietude, agitation.

2) Disorder of the humours (of the body).

3) Sickness; particularly, sea-sickness, nausea.

Derivable forms: utkleśaḥ (उत्क्लेशः).

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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