Chapter VII - Gems and Jewels
This page describes Gems and Jewels which is the seventh chapter (adhyaya) located on 144 in the book Alchemy and Metallic Medicines in Ayurveda composed by Vaidya Bhagwan Dash. This book exposes the utility of metals and minerals with regards to Ayurveda and Rasashastra (Medicinal alchemy), treating on its origin, history and development, as well as mercury, Ayurvedic recipes and more. This page contains an online preview of the full text and summarizes technical terms, as well as information if you want to buy this book.
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You can look up the meaning of the phrase “Gems and Jewels” according to 174 books dealing with Hinduism. The following list shows a short preview of potential definitions.
The Skanda Purana [by G. V. Tagare]
The Suras then shared those precious gems (among themselves) and became enjoyers of excellent jewels. Narada gave the (Kaustubha) jewel, Padma (Lakshmi), the Sharnga bow and the Pancajanya conch to Vishnu. 25-28. To the Sun-god, he gave the seven-faced horse, the horse that arose from the ocean. He gave over Airavata, the excellent elephant, to Vasava (Indra). He gave Piyusha (Amrita) to the groups of heaven-dwellers and the Moon to Shambhu....
Read full contents: Chapter 44 - The Greatness of the Name Padmavati
The Padma Purana [by N.A. Deshpande]
King Satrajit gave to his younger brother, the noble Prasena, a great jewel called ‘Syamantaka’ (see notes below) Sometime Krishna asked for that excellent gem. Then Prasena violently said to Vasudeva: Prasena said: 7. This gem everyday produces eight bharas of gold. Therefore, this gem called Syamantaka is not to be given to anyone by me. Mahadeva said: 8-12. Having understood his intention, Krishna remained silent....
Read full contents: Chapter 249 - Krishna’s other Marriages
The Devi Bhagavata Purana [by Swami Vijnanananda]
On Her head is shining the jewel crown. Her lotus face is beautified with alaka as if these are mad bees. Her navel is beautiful like the whirls in the river Bhagirathi; Her fingers are decorated with jewel rings; She has three eyes like lotus leaves; the lustre of Her body is bright like Padmaragamani cut and carved and sharpened on stone. The bracelets are adorned with jewel tinkling bells; Her neck ornaments and medals are studded with gems and jewels....
Read full contents: Chapter 12 - On the description of Mani Dvipa
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[Alchemy and Metallic Medicines in Ayurveda: index]
[About the Author (Vaidya Bhagwan Dash)]
[Introduction (2): Superiority of Mineral Drugs]
[Introduction (3): Distinctive Features]
[Introduction (4): Purpose of processing]