Vriddhasushruta, Vṛddhasuśruta: 3 definitions

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Vriddhasushruta 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 Vṛddhasuśruta can be transliterated into English as Vrddhasusruta or Vriddhasushruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Vriddhasushruta in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Vṛddhasuśruta (वृद्धसुश्रुत) is the name of an author of books dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā as quoted 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 [...] and quotes many other scholars like [...] Vṛddhasuśruta.

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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»] — Vriddhasushruta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vṛddhasuśruta (वृद्धसुश्रुत):—[=vṛddha-suśruta] [from vṛddha > vṛdh] m. the older Suśruta or an older recension of S°’s [work] [Catalogue(s)]

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Vriddhasushruta in German

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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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