Vriksha-dvipin, Vṛkṣa-dvīpin: 1 definition


Vriksha-dvipin 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 Vṛkṣa-dvīpin can be transliterated into English as Vrksa-dvipin or Vriksha-dvipin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I

Vṛkṣa-dvīpin (वृक्ष-द्वीपिन्)—Sanskrit word for the animal “arboreal leopard”. This animal is from the group called Guhāśaya (‘which have a lair’, or, ‘cave-dwelling mammals’). Guhāśaya itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).

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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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