Vaidyakashabdasindhu, Vaidyakaśabdasindhu, Vaidyaka-shabdasindhu: 1 definition
Vaidyakashabdasindhu 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 Vaidyakaśabdasindhu can be transliterated into English as Vaidyakasabdasindhu or Vaidyakashabdasindhu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Vaidyakaśabdasindhu (वैद्यकशब्दसिन्धु) is the name of a Sanskrit book dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā and mentioned by Raghunātha in his 17th century Bhojanakutūhala.—It is a noticeable fact that Āyurveda and its tradition, stood as the champions for the development of critical notions of dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India. [...] Bhojanakutūhala records many earlier important treatises like [...] Vaidyakaśabdasindhu.
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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