Yonishula, Yōniśūla, Yoniśūla, Yoniśūlā: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

Yonishula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 terms Yōniśūla and Yoniśūla and Yoniśūlā can be transliterated into English as Yonisula or Yonishula, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Yonishula in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Yoniśūlā (योनिशूला) refers to “pain in vagina” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning yoniśūlā] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yonishula in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yōniśūla (योनिशूल).—m (S) Pain attending upon menorrhagia, or upon prolapsus uteri: also uterine pain in general.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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