Charak Samhita Chapter 27 -Sutra Sthana – Annapana Vidhanam (सूत्र स्थान , अन्नपान विधानं ) is dedicated to food items. This chapter discuss about various food items and their types. We can also find various characteristics of food items in this chapter .
कृमिवातातपहतं शष्कं जीर्णमनार्तवम् |
शाकं नि:स्नेहसिद्धं च वर्ज्यं यथापरिस्रुतम ||314||
Ayurveda is treated as Upaveda of Rigveda and Antharveda.1
The Charanavyuha mentions Āyurveda as Upavedas of Rigveda. But Sushruta and Bhavaprakasha mention Ayurveda as an upaveda of the
So Ayurveda is treated as upveda of Rigveda or Atharveda.
Vichitravirya's death is described in this chapter of the Adi Parva of the Mahabharata:
And though Vichitravirya was virtuous and abstemious, yet, proud of youth and beauty, he soon became lustful after his marriage. And both Ambika and Ambalika were of tall stature, and of the complexion of molten gold. And their heads were covered with black curly hair, ...
It most probably corresponds to Pentapetes phoenicea belonging to the Malvaceae family. It is variously mentioned as Bandhūka, Bandhujiva or Bandhujīvaka or even Jayasumana.
Rājanighaṇṭu: Bandhūka (hindi Guldupahariā or Dopahariyā) has mention in the Rājanighaṇṭu (tenth chapter). It is described as follows:
Sanskrit Synonyms: Bandhūka, Bandhujīva, ...
Vaata is wind God Vayu.
Same mantra occurs in the Rigveda and there is a clear indication of the devatas.
Rigveda Mandala 10 Sukta 186:
FILLING our hearts with health and joy, may Vāta breathe his balm on us
May he prolong our days of life.
Thou art our Father, Vāta, yea, thou art a Brother and a friend,
So give us strength that we may live.
Kayakalpa is yogic practice but not the Kayakalpa we know in current world. Siddhar Sivavakkiyar describes it in his song.
Urutharitha Nadiyl odingi nindra vaivinai
Karuthinal nirthuye kabalam atre vallirae
Pertharum baalan avar meniyum sivanthu vidum - Sivavakkiyar padal
You can search this song in Sivavakkiyar Siddhar songs
This is song of Sivavakkiyar ...
I found the answer in this excerpt from Adinatha's Khechari Vidya, an early Hatha Yoga text dated to the 15th century:
[The yogin] should use equal amounts of the pollen of nirgundi, amala and
mundi, anointed with sugar, ghee and honey; after a year he destroys grey hair and wrinkles.
Nirgundi is the Chinese chastetree, Amala is the Indian gooseberry, ...
Yes , the effectiveness of herb Brahmi ( Bacopa monnieri) and its usage is mentioned in Garuda Purana - Achara Kanda -Chapter 174 - These ayurvedic herb helps in improving intellect and memory.
Garuda Purana is mentioning a Ghrtam (Herbal Ghee) called Brahmi Gratham . The Garuda Purana is also providing us the method of preparation and formula of ...
All the Tithis have respective over ruling Deities. I am giving few such over-lordships here as found in the VarAha PurAna.
Sashti-Karthikeya or Skanda
Yes, it is another type of veda but it believed to be a part of Atharva-veda, as 'Veda' means 'knowledge' and 'Ayur' means 'life' in Sanskrit. Ayurveda is the most ancient science of healing which enhances longevity. It has influenced many of the older traditional methods of healing including Tibetan, Chinese and Greek medicine. Hence, Ayurveda is considered ...
Vraat (Sanskrit : व्रत) means "vow, resolve, devotion", and refers to the practice of austerity, particularly in matters related to foods.
So simply speaking , Vrata means to accept some rules of restrictive discipline.In spiritual or Adhyatmik (आध्यात्मिक) perspective Vrat means to apply control over our physical sense organs,with a solemn vow to observe ...
Well, for collecting leaves like Durva, Bilva and Tulasi to be used in Puja there are certainly some mantras that are used.
Tulasi chayana mantra:
Om TulasyamritanAmAsi Sada Twam Keshava PriyA | KesavArthe Chinomi
TwAm Barada Bhva Shovane || Twadnga Sambhavaih Patraih PujaYAmi YathA
Harim | TathA Kuru PavitrAngi Kalau MalavinAshini ||
This mantra ...
"One of tamasic food is food that has ''sedative effect on the body''. Now this can mean libido boosting food can be said to be Tamasic ... So can these food be considered to be tamasic?"
No. The food which "boosts" something (i.e. libido) cannot have "sedating" or dullness effect. The tAmasika foods are those which are stale & smelly. Onion, garlic, ...
Your question is basically wrong as it is based on wrong interpretation of the verse. here 'Babhru'is a name of a group of ancient people who lived in hundred and seven villages(dhAmAni) at that time and knew about those herbs by heart. 'Babhru nA' means 'of the Babhru'. Notice the weakness of the translator - the same word 'dhAmAni' he translate with two ...
BhAvaprakAsh (by BhAva Mishra) is a good (probably the best) book on the subject.
It can be bought here (Original Sanskrit+Hindi translation). Or from here (Original Sanskrit+English translation). Plenty of options to choose from here.
About the book:
Bhava Prakash (14th century) This is the most important text, written
by Bhava-Mishra on the ...
In Sanskrit-Hindi version from Arya Sahitya Mandal,
पूर्वाः is translated as many forms (अनेक रूप)
पुरा is translated as beforehand (पहिले ही)
त्रि-युगम् is translated as three seasons: spring, summer and autumn (तीन ऋतु: वसंत, ग्रीष्म और शरद)
Below is the screenshot from the book
Pandit Harisharan Siddhantalankar's commentary on this can be found on ...
Vrat is fasting on a particular day in the worship of particular
Diety. while the real meaning of Upwas is looking inward up means in
vas means to stay. your are turning your senses inward to look for the
atman inside to know who you are
In astrology 6th house indicates disease and 12th house indicates hospital. Planets Sun indicates soul and health of the person. Mars is Roga karaka and Saturn is Roga bhavathipathi.
In ancient Indian culture it is considered world have five forms of energy Earth (prithvi), water, fire, Air, ether(akash). Earth is what we live upon and ether is above us so ...
In the universe all the creatures are related to Adhivyadhi, which indicates mental agony or bodily pain. Acharyas of Ayurveda like Charaka, Sushruta and Kashyap have classified diseases into various categories like Agantuja, Sharirika, Manasika, Swabhavika, etc. Charaka classified diseases based on the prognosis like Sadhya, Asadhya, Mrudu and Daruna. ...
In Saundarya Lahari of Sri Sankaracarya by Swami Tapasyananda there is an an Appendix II titled Anatomical and Physiological Basis of Raja Yoga by Dr. J. K. Sarkar. In it he gives a detailed map showing how the yogic centers and chakras relate to the human body. Among some of the results he states the following correspondences for the lotuses:
we can find references from charak samhita chapter-30 that Ayurveda is the upveda of Atharvveda as in atharveda the part of medicinal plants are majorly described . Morever Ayurveda had been more affected by different philosophies for instance Ayurveda has accepted 6 padarthas-Samaya,visesh,dravya,guna.karma,samvaya from vaisesika darshan after a few ...
Ayurveda = Science of Life.
There are four Vedas in Hinduism the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda. The Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism.Vedas are written in Sanskrit.
Ayurveda is a part of Atharva Veda. It is defined in two parts of Atharva Veda – Bhaishagykni and Âyushyâni.
It's Also influenced by a lost text by the sage Agnivesa.