Vajikaranadhikara, Vājīkaraṇādhikāra, Vajikarana-adhikara: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Science And Technology In Medievel India (Ayurveda)

Vājīkaraṇādhikāra (वाजीकरणाधिकार) refers to one of the eight topics (aṣṭāṅga) dealt with in the .—The work is mentioned in A. Rahman’s Science and Technology in Medievel India: A bibliography of source materials in Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian.—Ancient and medieval India produced a wide range of scientific manuscripts and major contributions lie in the field of medicine, astronomy and mathematics, besides covering encyclopedic glossaries and technical dictionaries. Vājīkaraṇādhikāra and other topics from the Parahitasaṃhitā deal with medicine in many sections (kāṇḍas) comprising the eight topics (aṣṭāṅga) of Vāgbhaṭa’s Aṣṭāṅgahṛdaya

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vajikaranadhikara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vājīkaraṇādhikāra (वाजीकरणाधिकार) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Proceed. Asb. 1865, 139.

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

Vājīkaraṇādhikāra (वाजीकरणाधिकार):—[=vājī-karaṇādhikāra] [from vājī-karaṇa > vājī > vāja] m. Name of [work]

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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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