Vaidyavallabha: 4 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Ancient Science of Life: Vaidyavallabha: An Authoritative Work on Ayurveda Therapeutics
Vaidyavallabha (वैद्यवल्लभ) is an authoritative work on Ayurvedic therapeutics written by Hastiruci, a Jain scholar. It belongs to the time period of 1673–1726 CE. Different physical and mental ailments with their treatments are addressed in the 274 verses spanned over eight chapters in this work. In this text many unique, special and simple medicinal preparations for different diseases are given. Many drugs which were easily available in the local area are given much more importance in the treatment.
Vaidyavallabha is a work which deals with the treatment and useful for all 8 branches of Ayurveda. The text Vaidyavallabha has been designed based on the need of the period of the author, availability of drugs during that time, disease manifesting in that era, socio-economical-cultural-familial-spiritual-aspects of that period Vaidyavallabha.
The Vaidyavallabha contains 8 chapters and 274 verses. Each chapter is named as vilāsa (beauty or pleasure). The Sanskrit used in the work is easily understandable. Author doesn’t give much importance to vyākaraṇa, chaṇdas etc., technical aspects. Method of narration is direct; therefore it is easy for the readers. Not much importance to the concepts of aetiology, symptomatology, prognosis and treatment are given.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Vaidyavallabha (वैद्यवल्लभ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Np. V, 30.
—by Udayaruci. B. 4, 242.
—by Vallabha. B. 4, 242.
—by Hastiruci. L. 2982. K. 220. B. 4, 242. [Oudh 1876-1877], 32. Np. V, 130.
2) Vaidyavallabha (वैद्यवल्लभ):—by Śārṅgadhara, son of Devarāja. Oxf. 318^b. L. 3059. K. 220. B. 4, 224. 242 (and—[commentary]). Kāṭm. 13. Oudh. X, 24. Np. Vii, 40.
—[commentary] Bik. 659.
—[commentary] by Nārāyaṇa. K. 20.
—[commentary] by Meghabhaṭṭa. Bik. 664.
Vaidyavallabha has the following synonyms: Triśatī, Jvaratriśatī.
3) Vaidyavallabhā (वैद्यवल्लभा):—Śataślokīṭīkā med.
4) Vaidyavallabha (वैद्यवल्लभ):—med. Gov. 90 (and—[commentary]).
—by Hastiruci. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 49. Oudh. Xxi, 174. Peters. 4, 41.
5) Vaidyavallabha (वैद्यवल्लभ):—or jvaratriśatī by Śārṅgadhara, son of Devarāja. Io. 1351 E. Rgb. 947.
—[commentary] Siddhāntacikitsā by Nārāyaṇa, son of Kṛṣṇa. Rgb. 947. Stein 190.
—[commentary] by Meghabhaṭṭa. Stein 190.
—[commentary] Vaidyavallabhā by Vallabha Bhaṭṭa. Peters. 4, 39.
Vaidyavallabha has the following synonyms: Triśato.
6) Vaidyavallabha (वैद्यवल्लभ):—by Śārṅgadhara, son of Devarāja. Ulwar 1634. Extr. 417.
—[commentary] Vaidyavallabhā by Vaidyavallabha. ibid.
Vaidyavallabha has the following synonyms: Triśatī.
7) Vaidyavallabhā (वैद्यवल्लभा):—Tb. 168.
—or Triśatī by Śārṅgadhara, son of Devarāja. Bd. 917. L.. 1200. 1201. Peters. 5, 536.
—by Śrīkāntadāsa. Hpr. 1, 342.
—by Hastiruci. Bd. 1403.
1) Vaidyavallabha (वैद्यवल्लभ):—[=vaidya-vallabha] [from vaidya] m. Name of [work]
2) Vaidyavallabhā (वैद्यवल्लभा):—[=vaidya-vallabhā] [from vaidya] f. Name of [work]
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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