Yojanacatushka, Yojanācatuṣka, Yojana-catushka: 1 definition
Yojanacatushka 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 Yojanācatuṣka can be transliterated into English as Yojanacatuska or Yojanacatushka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Yojanachatushka.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Yojanācatuṣka (योजनाचतुष्क) or simply Yojanā refers to one of the seven subsections of the Sūtrasthāna of the Carakasaṃhitā which enjoys a prime position among Ayurvedic treatises and is written in the form of advices of the sage Ātreya to the sage Agniveśa. The Carakasaṃhitā contains eight sections [viz., sūtrasthāna]. Sūtrasthāna contains 30 chapters. Of them the first 28 chapters are divided into seven subsections namely catuṣakas [viz., yojanacatuṣka].
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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